Kilikanoon Wines `Oracle` Shiraz 2001 (2x 1.5L Magnum), Clare Valley. Cork

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The Oracle Shiraz is Kilikanoon’s flagship wine with the fruit sourced from 40 year old vines located in the Leasingham region of the Clare Valley. The wine spent 24 months maturation in predominantly small French oak hogsheads.A big black wine.

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Kilikanoon Wines `Oracle` Shiraz 2001 (2x 1.5L Magnum), Clare Valley. Cork

Lot No: 0016-2472417 Quantity: 1
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The Oracle Shiraz is Kilikanoon’s flagship wine with the fruit sourced from 40 year old vines located in the Leasingham region of the Clare Valley. The wine spent 24 months maturation in predominantly small French oak hogsheads.A big black wine.

Region:
SA - Clare Valley
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

94 Points. James Halliday - Wine Companion. 20 July 2011

The maximum possible amount of lusciously sweet red and black fruits, vanilla oak and soft tannins have been crammed into the bottle.

Winery Tasting Notes

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A dense purple colour is accompanied by a sumptuous perfume of crème de cassis liqueur, scorched earth, smoke, graphite, and espresso.

Winery Profile

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Kilikanoon Wines is a boutique winery with an international reputation, located in the heart of South Australia’s stunning Clare Valley. Since 1997 and his first Clare Valley vintage, founder and winemaker Kevin Mitchell has produced wines of individuality with strong regional and varietal definition. Clare Valley, Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale and now Hermitage terroir is all important, especially for their Shiraz, Riesling, Grenache and Cabernet single varietals.

Like many Australia winemakers Kevin Mitchell is highly trained in both the scientific and artistic sides of winemaking. He also comes from a long tradition of grape growing in South Australia’s beautiful Clare Valley, where grapes have been grown and wine made since the 1850s.

The first Kilikanoon release was in 1998, with 1997 vintage Shiraz, Cabernet, Grenache and two 1998 Rieslings. Since that time Kevin has continually refined his skills and has produced a wide portfolio of Kilikanoon wines from some of Australia’s finest terroir.

Kilikanoon’s philosophy is to make the best wines from the best grapes, no matter where they are, so recently we went to France! We make wine in two regions- the Loire Valley and the Rhône Valley.

In late 2007 Kilikanoon, along with partners Janet Holmes à Court and Greg and Kerrie Paramor acquired Seppeltsfield in the Barossa Valley, one of Australia’s most revered and historic wineries, established in 1851 and the home to one of the world’s finest collections of barrel-aged fortified wines, including the unique unbroken collection of Vintage dated 100 year old Para Tawny (port) dating back to 1878, when the first wines were laid down, not to be bottled for 100 years. They are delighted to celebrate our first decade. The next looks to be just as exciting.

Kilikanoon has been recognised both in Australia and internationally, receiving high praise from some of the world's most respected wine critics. The 2002 Clare Valley Wine Show chaired by prominent Australian wine writer and judge, Huon Hooke, propelled Kilikanoon into the spotlight, winning 6 of the 7 trophies awarded. Going from strength to strength, the Oracle Shiraz has twice won 'Best Shiraz' at International wine shows, while more recently, James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion named Kilikanoon 'Winery of the Year' in 2013. In 2014, Kevin Mitchell was inducted into the inaugural Clare Valley Hall of Fame as Winemaker of the Year.

A 5 Star Winery rated by James Halliday.

View Kilikanoon website

Other Information

  • 2001 vintage
  • 2 x 1.5L units
  • SA - Clare Valley, South Australia
  • Cork closure
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