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Country of Origin & Region

Winery

Australia, Clare Valley region

Reilly's

Reilly's Barking Mad Shiraz 2007

89 pts Wine Spectator Magazine (HS) Plump plum and cherry fruit against hints of tobacco and espresso

Tasting Notes

Inky black colour. Lifted nose with sweet ripe plum and floral overtones. Palate is rich and smooth with sweet French oak complimenting the subtle spice and ripe dark fruits.

Food Accompaniments

Steak, hamburger.


Awards, Reviews and other Notes

89 pts Wine Spectator Magazine (HS)
Ripe and supple, balancing its plump plum and cherry fruit against hints of tobacco and espresso on the finish. Best after 2010. 4,000 cases made. /–HS



Winemaker Notes

Hand picked estate grown. Open fermentation for 10 days. Temperature controlled at 25ºC maximum. Basket pressed and matured for 12 months in French Oak Hogsheads. Single vineyard (Estate produced). Planted 1999. Minimal irrigation and harsh pruning to keep tonnage = 2.5 t/acre.


Chemical Analysis

Price

SKU

Varietal

Alcohol %: 14.9%
Total Acid: 7.1
Free/Total Sulfur: 28/68
pH: 3.62
Residual Sugar: 3.5

$16.99

7863

Shiraz


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