Soldier’s Block Shiraz, 2017

Soft supple Victorian Shiraz, dangerously moreish by the glass.


100% Shiraz

SKU: APB013 Category:
How it's made

Our Shiraz is sourced from ancient Victorian soils in order to achieve a wine with greater finesse, purity and structure as well as typical eucalypt flavors and saline finish associated with the area. Picked at night and crushed within an hour of picking before being sent to the fermentation tanks. The Shiraz grapes were fermented in temperature-controlled tanks maintained at 72-77F to avoid extracting any harsh tannins, with the fermentations pumped over to extract good color. 20% of the final blend is barrel aged. The winemaker also added 5% Malbec at the end of the whole process – a sneaky technique that gives a mulberry fruit twist on the finish.

Tasting Notes

Bright, aromatic and juicy on the nose with just a touch of naughty bacon fat. True to the varietal, the tiny proportion of Malbec in this blend gives a flowery perfume arroma. This vintage is our brightest, most dangerously drinkable Shiraz to date, due to it's fine, bright fruit and soft silky elegance.

Food Match

Drink with Moroccan lamb tagine, roasted vegetables and hard cheeses.

Allergens

Contains sulfites and no other allergens

ABV

14.00%

Appellation

Victoria

Region / Country

Victoria, Australia

Winemaker

Samantha Bailey

Closure

Screwcap

Case / Bottle Size

12 x 750ml

Bottle Barcode

3430560006988

Case Weight

31.57 lbs.

Case Barcode

23430560006982

Capsule Type

Aluminum

Pallet Details

70 cases per pallet / 5 layers

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