Wolf Blass `Bilyara` Shiraz 2008 (2 x 750mL), SA. Screwcap

Description:

Soft and approachable, this fruit-driven Shiraz has a plum and berry nose with rich, berry flavours.

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Soft and approachable, this fruit-driven Shiraz has a plum and berry nose with rich, berry flavours.

Region:
SA - Barossa
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

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Wine Background

Wolf Blass Wines, established in the Barossa Valley in 1966, has grown from a humble tin shed to become one of the world`s most successful and awarded wineries. Wolf Blass Wines has won Australia`s most coveted trophy, the Jimmy Watson, an unprecedented four times. There is a tradition of quality, character and

consistency from the refined and elite Platinum Label and the majestic and complex Black Label through to delicate Rieslings and crisp Chardonnays. Today, Wolf Blass wines are exported to more than 50 countries and are recognised internationally as icons of modern winemaking

Colour

Crimson with a solid core

Aroma

Wolf Blass Bilyara Shiraz is a fruit driven style with a bouquet of lifted spice, plum and red berry fruit characters with subtle oak overtones.

Palate

The palate is of medium body, showing soft complex fruit flavours with rich berry characters. Complex tannins give the wine a soft, fruity finish.

Cellaring Potential

Drink now to enjoy the fresh youthful flavours.

Winery Profile

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Award Winning Winery

Wolf Blass Wines has grown from a humble tin shed to become one of the world's most successful and awarded wineries.

Wolf Blass was created in 1973 when Wolf started his own business, purchasing a 2.5 acre land holding with an old army shed outside Nuriootpa, at the northern end of the Barossa Valley.

In researching the name Bilyara, Wolf learned it was the Aboriginal name for "Eaglehawk" and given the eagle was also the national emblem of Germany, he decided his wines would carry the Eagle - a legacy that continues today and into the future.

Wolf Blass Wines won three consecutive Jimmy Watson Trophies with Black Label, generating substantial publicity and hype. In 1999, Wolf Blass Black Label made history, becoming the only wine to win the coveted Jimmy Watson Trophy an unprecedented four times.

From this time onwards, growth has been impressive and inspiring with Wolf Blass winning a grand total of more than 3,000 awards at national and international wine shows, including most recently, International Red Winemaker of the Year at the 2008 International Wine Challenge in London.

Wolf Blass Wines have a tradition of quality, character and consistency from the refined and elite Platinum Label, and the majestic and complex Black Label through to delicate Rieslings and crisp Chardonnays.

Winemakers

Wolf Blass winemakers are an award winning winemaking team, continuously striving for the ultimate in excellence, character and integrity. The Wolf Blass wine style has always been a unique and highly distinguishable one. Our winemaking teams strong focus on careful fruit sourcing, fermentation, maturation and blending results in lifted vibrant fruit flavours, a soft, rounded palate and well integrated tannins that are the hallmarks of the total Wolf Blass range.

Chief Winemaker Chris Hatcher is widely considered to be one of Australia's leading winemakers and respected wine show judges. A wonderful ambassador for the wines of Wolf Blass and Australia, Chris Hatcher's legacy to Australian winemaking is already monumental.

"The sum of all parts should still be a better result than the quality of each individual part, otherwise why blend at all" - Chris Hatcher Chief Winemaker.

View Wolf Blass website

Other Information

  • 2008 vintage
  • 2 x 750mL units
  • SA - Barossa, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
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