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Shiraz

A lot of speculation surrounds the origin of this grape. Some believe it originated in Persia, in the city of Shiraz, then found its way to France via the crusades. We do know for sure that it spread from France to all corners of the globe and exists today as a significant portion of many of the world’s most prominent wine growing countries – including South Africa and Australia (where it is the most planted red grape varietal). Outside of the Rhone Valley, some call it Shiraz while others call it Syrah, but there does not appear to be any hard and fast rule determining why a producer would choose one or the other. The Aussies have really been the ones to champion this grape outside of France with some of the most striking examples and some of the oldest vineyards. No matter where it is grown, this grape shows characteristic spice tones – the cooler the climate, the more white spices (cardamom, white + green peppercorn, coriander) and the warmer the climate the more dark spices it shows (black pepper, clove, anise). Flavors run from black plums and licorice and prunes in warmer regions, to red plums and raspberries in cooler regions. Acids are typically higher in the cooler regions and those examples tend to pair better with food, while warm region examples make for massive wines with high alcohols that lend themselves simply to drinking.



Buy your favorite Shiraz Wines below. Click on the Name for Details
Label
Name Price Purchase
Andrew Hardy Little OX Shiraz 2008
91 pts Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar (JR) - Blends depth and energy smoothly, finishing with impressive clarity, breadth and persistence.
$18.99  
Andrew Hardy Little OX Shiraz 2010
Andrew Hardy Little OX Shiraz 2010 - LAST 2 BTLS - superb value - 91 pts Stephen Tanzer
$19.99  
Andrew Hardy OX Shiraz 2002
Tanzer awarded 92-93pts to this super allocated Shiraz from McLaren Vale
$89.99  
Andrew Hardy The OX Shiraz 2006
93 pts Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar (JR) - Velvety and lithe, with supple, harmonious tannins fading into the fruit on the long, penetrating finish.
$99.99  
Andrew Thomas 'Sweetwater' Shiraz 2010
Andrew Thomas 'Sweetwater' Shiraz 2010 out of the Hunter Valley - 93 pts James Halliday
$44.99  
Bleasdale Bremerview Shiraz 2009
91 pts Stephen Tanzer's Wine Cellar (JR) - Silky and seamless in texture, offering gently sweet red and dark berry flavors that expand and brighten with air.
$19.99  
Bleasdale Bremerview Shiraz 2010
Bleasdale Bremerview Shiraz 2010 91 pts Stephen Tanzer
$19.99  
Boekenhoutskloof Syrah 2011
Boekenhoutskloof Syrah 2011 extremely limited
$54.99  
Cable Bay Syrah 2011
Cable Bay Syrah 2011
$29.99  
Chapoutier and Laughton Cluster M45 Shiraz 2010
Chapoutier and Laughton Cluster M45 Shiraz 2010 out of Heathcote - 96 pts from Bob himself
$64.99  
Cono Sur '20 Barrels' Syrah 2008 ***
Cono Sur '20 Barrels' Syrah 2008 from the Limari Valley - 90 pts Wine Spectator
$24.99  
De Iuliis 'LDR Vineyard' Shiraz 2010
De Iuliis 'LDR Vineyard' Shiraz 2010 exceptional Hunter Valley Shiraz - 94 pts James Halliday
$27.99  
Durbanville Hills 'Rhinofields' Shiraz 2011
Durbanville Hills 'Rhinofields' Shiraz 2011
$19.99  
Elderton Command Shiraz 2008
Elderton Command Shiraz 2008 great pricing on this Icon Aussie Shiraz
$79.99  
Elderton Shiraz 2012 ***
Elderton Shiraz 2012 exceptional vintage, exceptional wine...
$23.99  
Essay Shiraz 2009
Essay Shiraz 2009 with Cinsaut, Mourvedre & 2% Viognier
$8.99  
Fairview 'Eenzaamheid' Shiraz 2010
Fairview 'Eenzaamheid' Shiraz 2010 92 pts Wine Spectator
$31.99  
Fairview 'The Beacon' Shiraz 2008
Fairview 'The Beacon' Shiraz 2008 92 pts Wine Spectator
$31.99  
Fairview Cyril Back 2009
Fairview Cyril Back 2009 another exceptional effort
$59.99  
Fairview La Capra Shiraz 2010
La Capra Shiraz 2010
$9.99  
Fairview Shiraz 2012
Fairview Shiraz 2012
$13.99  
Fowles Wine Are you Game? Shiraz 2009
Are you Game? Shiraz 2009 90 pts Wine Spectator
$13.99 In Special
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Graham Beck 'The Game Reserve' Shiraz 2012
Graham Beck 'The Game Reserve' Shiraz 2012 90 pts Wine Advocate
$14.99  
Groot Constantia Shiraz 2011
Groot Constantia Shiraz 2011
$19.99  
Heartland Shiraz 2012
Heartland Shiraz 2012 91 pts Wine Advocate - rich & packed with warm black & blueberry fruit
$15.99  
Henschke 'Mount Edelstone' Shiraz 2009
Henschke 'Mount Edelstone' Shiraz 2009 world class Aussie Shiraz
$114.99  
Henschke 'Mount Edelstone' Shiraz 2012
Henschke 'Mount Edelstone' Shiraz 2012
$119.99  
Jim Barry 'The Lodge Hill' Shiraz 2011
Jim Barry 'The Lodge Hill' Shiraz 2011
$16.99  
John Duval Entity Shiraz 2012
John Duval Entity Shiraz 2012 made for the long haul
$36.99  
Langmeil 'Orphan Bank' Shiraz 2012
Langmeil 'Orphan Bank' Shiraz 2012
$47.99  
Langmeil 'The Freedom 1843' Barossa Valley Shiraz 2005
Langmeil 'The Freedom 1843' Barossa Valley Shiraz 2005 from some of the oldest vines on the planet
$89.99  
Lynx Shiraz 2012
Lynx Shiraz 2012
$19.99  
Lynx The French Connection Shiraz 2011
Lynx The French Connection Shiraz 2011
$12.99  
M. Chapoutier 'Petite Ruche' Crozes-Hermitage 2006
M. Chapoutier 'Petite Ruche' Crozes-Hermitage 2006 90 pts Wine Spectator
$7.99  
Matetic 'Corralillo' Syrah 2011 ***
Matetic 'Corralillo' Syrah 2011 consistently good, this is another strong effort
$19.99  
Neil Ellis Elgin Shiraz 2010
Neil Ellis Elgin Shiraz 2010 lively with red currant & cherry fruit - 88 pts Wine Spectator
$18.99  
Neil Ellis Sincerely Shiraz 2011
Neil Ellis Sincerely Shiraz 2011
$10.99  
Nine Stones Barossa Shiraz 2012 ***
Nine Stones Barossa Shiraz 2012 Lots of wine for the money - 90 pts Wine Spectator
$13.99  
Nugan Estate 'Alfredo Dried Grape' Shiraz 2013
92 pts Stephen Tanzer’s IWC (JR) - Sappy, smoke-accented cherry and blackcurrant flavors linger on the fruit-dominated finish, which is framed by smooth, velvety tannins.
$29.99  
Nugan Estate 'Alfredo Second Pass' Shiraz 2013
92 pts Stephen Tanzer's IWC (JR) Shows excellent clarity and thrust on the finish, with silky tannins coming in late.
$19.99  
Nugan Estate 'SV Scruffy's' Shiraz 2012
90 pts Stephen Tanzer’s IWC (JR) - Lively and precise on the palate, offering gently sweet, incisive dark fruit flavors and a hint of spicecake.
$16.99  
Nugan Estate Parish Vineyard Shiraz 2008
Nugan 'Parish Vineyard' Shiraz 2008- Rich and full flavoured with juicy dark plum, chocolate, earth and black pepper with silky tannins.
$12.99  
Oliverhill 'Red Silk' Shiraz 2012
91 pts Robert Parker Jr.’s The Wine Advocate (LPB) - Full-bodied and packed with concentrated blackberry preserve and menthol flavors, it has a good backbone of medium to firm rounded tannins and a long, spicy finish.
$19.99  
Paringa Shiraz 2012
Paranga Shiraz 2012
$9.99  
Penfolds 'Bin 28' Shiraz 2010
Penfolds 'Bin 28' Shiraz 2010 Kalimna
$26.99  
Plantagenet 'Hazard Hill' Shiraz 2010
Plantagenet 'Hazard Hill' Shiraz 2010 Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buys for 2013 - #70
$10.99  
Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2012
Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2012 geeat value - 88 pts Wine Spectator
$9.99  
Porseleinberg Syrah 2012
Porseleinberg Syrah 2012/ extremely limited - 95 pts Wine Advocate
$84.99  
Rijk's 'Touch of Oak' Shiraz 2011
Rijk's 'Touch of Oak' Shiraz 2011
$17.99  
Rolf Binder 'Hales' Shiraz 2010
Rolf Binder 'Hales' Shiraz 2010
$19.99  
Simonsig 'Merindol' Syrah 2011
Simonsig 'Merindol' Syrah 2011 Premium selection from single-vineyard, built to impress.
$33.99  
Spice Route Shiraz 2010
Spice Route Shiraz 2010 concentrated & smooth
$16.99 In Special
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St Hallett 'Blackwell' Shiraz 2010
St Hallett 'Blackwell' Shiraz 2010 impressive effort
$27.99  
St Hallett 'Faith' Shiraz 2010
St Hallett 'Faith' Shiraz 2010 solid value - 89 pts Wine Spectator - last few bottles in stock
$13.99  
St Hallett 'Faith' Shiraz 2013 ***
St Hallett 'Faith' Shiraz 2013 impressive for an entry level Barossa Shiraz
$13.99  
Stone Dwellers Shiraz 2009
Stone Dwellers Shiraz 2009 a lovely cool climate Shiraz
$18.99  
Tahbilk Shiraz 2009
Tahbilk Shiraz 2009
$14.99  
Tamboerskloof Shiraz 2008
93 pts Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate (NM) #204- Very pure, spicy red fruit laced with white pepper and a beautifully composed finish this is very natural, caressing and poised.
$39.99 In Special
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Tamboerskloof Shiraz 2009
91 pts Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, May/Jun 13 - Seriously concentrated and youthfully backward syrah with rich black fruit and spice flavors firmed by a strong acid/tannin spine.
$39.99  
Terlato & Chapoutier 'Lieu dit Malakoff' Shiraz 2006
Terlato & Chapoutier 'Lieu dit Malakoff' Shiraz 2006 another impressive effort
$26.99  
Terlato & Chapoutier 'Lieu dit Malakoff' Shiraz 2011
Terlato & Chapoutier 'Lieu dit Malakoff' Shiraz 2011
$44.99  
The Winery of Good Hope Mountainside Shiraz 2012
The Winery of Good Hope Mountainside Shiraz 2012 solid value
$11.99  
Tournon 'Shay's Flat Vineyard' Shiraz 2011
Tournon 'Shay's Flat Vineyard' Shiraz 2011 - last bottle - big scores across the board
$32.99  
Turkey Flat Shiraz 2012
Turkey Flat Shiraz 2012 great vintage - great wine; 96 pts James Halliday
$57.99  
  Two Hands 'Angel's Share' Shiraz 2012
Two Hands 'Angel's Share' Shiraz 2012
$29.99  
Two Hands 'Bella's Garden' Shiraz 2012
Two Hands 'Bella's Garden' Shiraz 2012 Wine Spectator Top 100 for 2014 - #16
$69.99  
Vina Alicia Syrah 2007
90 pts Wine Enthusiast Magazine - Aggressive sweet and sauvage flavors of grilled meats, spice and burnt brown sugar.
$26.99  
Vondeling 'Erica' Shiraz 2009
Vondeling 'Erica' Shiraz 2009
$19.99  
Water Wheel Shiraz+ 2012 ***
Water Wheel Shiraz Plus 2012 90 pts Stephen Tanzer - Lots of fruit and lots of intensity for the money.
$14.99  
Wirra Wirra Catapult Shiraz 2010
Wirra Wirra Catapult Shiraz 2010 nice wine for the money
$16.99  
Yalumba 'Fromm Vineyard' Shiraz 2005
Yalumba 'Fromm Vineyard' Shiraz 2005
$59.99  
Yalumba 'Patchwork' Shiraz 2012
Yalumba 'Patchwork' Shiraz 2012 89 pts Tanzer
$16.99  
Yalumba 'The Octavius' Shiraz 2006
Yalumba 'The Octavius' Shiraz 2006 limited....
$89.99  
Yalumba 'The Paradox' Shiraz 2010
Yalumba 'The Paradox' Shiraz 2010
$31.99  

Volume Discounts are applied to all purchases of 12 bottles of wine or more. These discounts do not apply to items in any other special or 6 bottle discount offers. The discounts are as follows:
12 bottles or more - 5%
24 bottles or more - 7%
36 bottles or more - 8%
48 bottles or more - 9%
60 bottles or more - 10%

Items marked with *** have special 6 bottle pricing,
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