Shaw & Smith Shiraz 2017 (6 x 750mL), Adelaide Hills, SA.

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RRP $46.99

$42.99 per Bottle
$257.94 per case

This exceptional Shiraz illustrates why the Shaw + Smith wines are multi-award winners. A medium-bodied red, it demonstrates the beauty in balance over power. Fresh red berries including raspberry and blueberry are flavoured with notes of clove and black pepper. The palate is long and layered with elegantly fine grained tannins. Pair it with a wagyu burger with bacon, gruyere cheese and pickle.

Region:
SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

James Halliday

97 Points

Time for a standing ovation. This is superb in its complexity, fruit power and persistence. It's a meaty, clovey, spice-ridden shiraz, but the core is spread with dense plum, redcurrant, anise and violets. That meatiness though: it's gorgeous. And when combined with wood smoke and peppercorns, it puts the stars within reach. It is simply gorgeous. (Campbell Mattinson)

Halliday Wine Companion 2020, 1 August, 2019

Huon Hooke

95 Points

Medium to deep colour, with a strong whole-bunch bouquet, very vegetal and undergrowth-like, the palate leanish and nervy, crisp and firm with some astringency and good intensity. It lingers on well and has a sinewy texture. Very spicy and bunchy. A very interesting style - a cool-climate shiraz with power and depth.

The Real Review, 6 December, 2019

Winery Tasting Notes

Aroma

Redcurrant, anise and violets.

Palate

The palate is meaty, clovey and spice-ridden with a dense, complexity.

Food Matching

Decant and enjoy with slow cooked lamb shoulder. Ideal temperature is 16-18°C.

Cellaring Potential

Has the concentration and structure to develop fine tertiary characters in bottle over the next 15 years.

Medals & Trophies

Gold Medal - Class 36, Shiraz 2017 & Younger, 96 Points - Royal Melbourne Wine Awards 2018

Winery Profile

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5 Star Winery - Halliday Wine Companion

Shaw + Smith began over a long lunch in 1989 when cousins Martin Shaw and Michael Hill Smith decided to realize a long held dream to make wine together. They specialise in Sauvignon Blanc, a single vineyard Chardonnay, cool climate Shiraz and more recently small batches of Riesling and Pinot Noir.

The Vineyards

M3 Vineyard

Shaw + Smith's 42 hectare M3 Vineyard at Woodside was planted in 1994 and takes its name from owners Michael and Matthew Hill Smith and cousin Martin Shaw. This vineyard consistently produces outstanding Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc with great concentration and fruit purity. All grapes are hand picked. The soils are sandy loam over red-yellow clay with some shale.Average altitude 420 metres.

Balhannah Vineyards

In 1999 Shaw + Smith bought this picturesque 46 hectare property between Balhannah and Hahndorf. In 2000 the winery was built and Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Pinot Noir and Riesling were planted. All grapes are hand picked. The soil is free draining sandy loam over red clay with underlying quartzite and shale. Average altitude 420 metres.

View Shaw & Smith website

Other Information

  • 2017 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 13% alc.
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