The latest about Shiraz

    Mitolo G.A.M Shiraz 2005

    … I don't usually taste wine that reminds me of jam; it's not a positive in my mind, it means things have been taken too far and left for too long. Of course they can charm and disarm, but ultimately I (now) want something less sweet and attention seeking. Polished, bold and full, with a rum and raisin nose. Unusually sour to open and then overly…

    6 readers - By Wino sapien

    If You Watch One Video About Australian Wine Watch This One (VIDEO)

    … Monique Soltani Interviews Bill Hardy of Hardys Wine Bill Hardy, Monique Soltani Curious why Australians call their most well known wine Shiraz, while everyone else in the world calls it Syrah? We get that and a whole lot more straight from the Aussie’s mouth. Not just from any Aussie, but one of the most famous names in Australian…

    21 readers - By Wine Oh TV

    A Tour of French Wine Regions via Perseus Winery

    … ago to work at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery. Tom made the Pinot Gris and the Cabernet Shiraz that I am tasting for this article.  The other two wines were produced by wine maker Matt Dumayne, from Okanagan Crush Pad. My Reviews Perseus Pinot Gris 2012 ($16.90) – Medium lemon in colour. It has a youthful aroma with citrus and pear fruits, as well…

    16 readers - By MyWinePal

    Corkscrew Winery Luma-Rouge 2011

    … Corkscrew Winery Luma-Rouge 2011, California Red Wine, Sonoma Coast, CA, $35 (S) – Rating 91 A red blend of co-fermented 95% Syrah and 5% Viognier aged in oak barrels. The nose offers rich aromas of black cherry, blueberry and brown spice. Medium bodied with soft tannins and balanced acidity. On the palate, a slight earthiness with flavors…

    3 readers - By Bacchus and Beery

    Quick Sip: Zonte's Footstep Lake Doctor 2010 Shiraz

    … Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the Zonte's Footstep Lake Doctor 2010 Shiraz from the Fleurieu Peninsula wine region of South Australia. Shiraz, which rhymes with pizzazz, and at times packs it, is Australia’s workhorse grape variety. It’s expressed both as a single varietal wine and also plays nicely with other grapes in some…

    1 readers - By My Vine Spot

    Mollydooker Wines-Part 2

    … Mollydooker was born. Mollydooker is an affectionate Australian slang word for left-hander, because both of them are left-handed. Three months later, The Wine Advocate chose Mollydooker’s Shiraz, The Boxer, as the Best Value Red Wine in the World. The Two Left Feet (a blend of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot) was second, and the Maitre D’ Cab…

    By Write for Wine

    Mollydooker Wines-Part 1

    … wines, all Shiraz, that most definitely had that WOW factor. We’re not alone in that belief. Mollydooker’s Velvet Glove was awarded 99 points, the Carnival of Love has twice been in the Wine Spectator’s Top Ten Wines in the World, the Blue Eyed Boy is featured in the Qantas President’s Lounge and the demand for The Boxer is massive. We first…

    By Write for Wine

    In passing

    … Tyrrell's 4 Acres Shiraz 2011. More weight and texture than before, but it still seems premature and curiously spritzig. Banana bread, metal and mulberry, and an almost tempranillo leafiness in the mouth. It's pleasing how much flavour fits into such a light frame. Old Cathay. Victoria Park. They do an eight treasure duck if your organised…

    9 readers - By Wino sapien

    Cool Wine Video - Yalumba Patchwork Shiraz: Up, Up, & Away

    …We received this video from Alyssa Graham who is helping to promote Yalumba's Patchwork Shiraz.  We have previously had their 2009 Mawson's Hill Block 3 Wrattonbully Cabernet Sauvignon which we loved (review here).  We have also tried their Y Series Shiraz Viognier which we also recall as being a nice wine.  That said, this video combines our…

    22 readers - By The Unfussy Wine Enthusiasts