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Wynns `Black Label` Shiraz 2012 (6x 750mL), Coonawarra

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$20.67
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$124
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Closed: 19/09/2019 8.30 PM AEST

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Since 1952 this wine has long upheld Wynns Coonawarra Estate’s reputation as a producer of premium Coonawarra Shiraz.

Typically, the Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz has aromas reminiscent of ground black pepper, mulberry and raspberry, through to blackberry at the riper end of the spectrum. Oak is used to mature and increase the wine’s complexity, without dominating its distinctive cool-climate character. A medium bodied wine with a lengthy finish that will age gracefully in the tradition of the original Wynns Hermitage.

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

Expert Reviews

Excellent crimson-purple; the fruit-driven bouquet has black cherry, spice and a hint of black pepper, the medium-bodied palate with layers of blackberry, black cherry and integrated oak; the high quality tannin structure completes the package of one of the best of this proud lineage. Rating 94 - Drink by 2032 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion (AUG/2013)

Winery Tasting Notes

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Colour

The colour of the 2012 Shiraz displays darker shades of purple moving into a vibrant and bright, violet hue.

Aroma

There are rich and pronounced aromas of dark fruit and spice. Ripe black berries and rhubarb in particular,

infused with nutmeg and black pepper, subtly lifted by floral aromatics.

Palate

The palate structure is refined and displays finesse. Elegant fruit and spice character, with generous lashings of mulberries and blackberries, dusted with hints of black pepper and nutmeg. The tannins are firm and precise, complementing the fruit through the mid palate, leaving the finish to be drawn out with hints of bay leaf, rhubarb and cedar.

Cellaring

This is a beautifully balanced wine ready to enjoy or cellar in the medium term. Enjoy on release or cellar for 2-3 years

Winery Profile

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In 1891 the famous triple gabled winery and surrounding vineyards were built and planted by John Riddoch and called the Chateau Camoum. Riddoch’s vineyards are the core of today’s Wynns Coonawarra Estate, with his winery, essentially unchanged, forming the centrepiece of the operation.

Following John Riddoch’s death in 1901 the Coonawarra Estate languished for 50 years until 1951 when Samuel Wynn and Co, the Melbourne-based wine makers and merchants, purchased the winery and vineyards.

After much hard work, over the next 30 years Wynns gradually increased its holdings in the Coonawarra and by 1981 was the largest grower in the district with 440 hectares under vine.

Coonawarra's fame comes mostly from a freakish natural phenomenon called the terra rossa. Meaning literally 'red earth', the terra rossa is a low, cigar-shaped ridge of soil some 15 kilometres long and up to 1 kilometre wide.

Coonawarra - which is an Aboriginal word meaning 'honeysuckle' - is an isolated region 450 kilometres away from Melbourne and 380 kilometres from Adelaide. Coonawarra is renowned for its unique geological and climatic features - ideal for growing vines bearing the highest quality grapes.

Like all great wine regions of the world, Coonawarra's climate is cool and marginal. It is South Australia's southernmost wine region, positioned just 80 kilometres from the chilly southern ocean and cold Antarctic winds. The vines are assured a long, cool ripening period that builds up the intensity of flavours slowly in the grape and ensures a balanced acidity. The resulting wines will always be among Australia's finest for their richness, intensity, flavour and longevity.

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Other Information

  • 2012 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL units
  • SA - Coonawarra, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
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Customer Reviews

Bidding History

Bidding Details Bid Time Bid Price Bid Qty Win Qty
C.S - Newington NSW19/09/2019 7.02.58 PM AESTAU $124 11
g.s - glendale NSW19/09/2019 7.01.27 PM AESTAU $109 10
A.K - Padstow NSW18/09/2019 2.41.59 PM AESTAU $94 10
K.C - NEUTRAL BAY NSW18/09/2019 2.30.22 PM AESTAU $89 10
K.E - NORTHBRIDGE WA17/09/2019 5.55.56 PM AESTAU $74 10
X.Z - Castle Cove NSW17/09/2019 3.47.32 PM AESTAU $69 10
M.K - Potts Point NSW17/09/2019 12.42.57 PM AESTAU $54 10
R.M - Carine WA17/09/2019 11.15.37 AM AESTAU $49 10
m.m - Newport NSW16/09/2019 9.46.55 PM AESTAU $9 10
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