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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 2014
91 pts Vinous - Smoothly marries richness to energy and finishes long and sweet.
$22.99  
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.
$69.99  
Andrew Thomas 'Sweetwater' Shiraz 2011
Andrew Thomas 'Sweetwater' Shiraz 2011
$29.99  
Angove 'Warboys Vineyard' Shiraz 2012
Angove 'Warboys Vineyard' Shiraz 2012 95 pts James Halliday
$24.99  
Bleasdale Bremerview Shiraz 2013
91 pts Tanzer/Vinous - This suave wine delivers remarkable value, showing the power and finesse of plenty of Shiraz bottlings that sell for two or three times the price.
$19.99  
Bleasdale Bremerview Shiraz 2015 ***
Bleasdale Bremerview Shiraz 2015 95 pts James Halliday
$19.99  
Bleasdale Powder Monkey Shiraz 2014
95 pts James Halliday
$59.99  
Casas del Bosque Gran Reserva Syrah 2015 ***
97 pts Platinum Medal - 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards - Lovely juicy savory style, with a touch of peppery spice and toast.
$19.99  
Casas del Bosque Pequeñas Producciones Syrah 2013 - last bt
Casas del Bosque Pequeñas Producciones Syrah 2013
$39.99  
Casas del Bosque Pequeñas Producciones Syrah 2014 ***
96 pts Decanter Magazine - Amazingly compelling Syrah with a wild, savage character.
$39.99  
Dornier 'Siren' Syrah 2015
Dornier 'Siren' Syrah 2015
$19.99  
Excelsior Syrah 2015
Excelsior Syrah 2015
$8.99  
Fairview 'The Beacon' Shiraz 2013
Fairview 'The Beacon' Shiraz 2013 spicy black plum fruit
$31.99  
Fairview Shiraz 2014
Fairview Shiraz 2014
$13.99  
Hewitson 'The Mother Vine' Shiraz 2012 - 1 Bottle Left
Hewitson 'The Mother Vine' Shiraz 2012 unique...
$44.99  
Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz 2016
Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz 2016
$9.99  
Kangarilla Road Shiraz 2014
Kangarilla Road Shiraz 2014 solid - 89+ pts Wine Advocate
$16.99  
Kay Brothers 'Block 6' Shiraz 2011
Kay Brothers 'Block 6' Shiraz 2011 sourced from vines 119 years old
$84.99  
Kay Brothers 'Block 6' Shiraz 2013
Kay Brothers 'Block 6' Shiraz 2013 94+ pts Wine Advocate
$89.99  
Kurtz Shiraz 2015 ***
91 pts Vinous - Fine-grained tannins shape the very long, spicy finish, which shows very good clarity and lift.
$19.99  
Luddite Shiraz 2011 ***
Luddite Shiraz 2011
$59.99  
Luddite Shiraz 2013
92 pts James Suckling Very sexy and polished.
$59.99  
Lynx Shiraz 2016 ***
Lynx Shiraz 2016
$19.99  
Lynx The French Connection Shiraz 2011
Lynx The French Connection Shiraz 2011
$8.99  
Milton Park Shiraz 2013
Milton Park Shiraz 2013 from Thorn-Clarke
$10.99  
Mount Langi Ghiran 'Billi Billi' Shiraz 2013 - 2 Btls. Left
Mount Langi Ghiran 'Billi Billi' Shiraz 2013 90 pts Wine Enthusiast 'Editors' Choice'
$13.99  
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2012 ***
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2012 exceptional value, aged to perfection with a good number of years in front of it
$11.99  
Nine Stones McLaren Vale Shiraz 2012
Nine Stones McLaren Vale Shiraz 2012
$9.99  
Nugan Estate 'Alfredo Dried Grape' Shiraz 2014 ***
92 pts Tanzer/Vinous - Lush and open-knit, offering palate-coating blueberry and cherry-vanilla flavors sharpened by a suggestion of cracked pepper.
$29.99  
Nugan Estate 'Alfredo Second Pass' Shiraz 2013
92 pts Stephen Tanzer's IWC (JR) -
$19.99  
Nugan Estate 'Alfredo Second Pass' Shiraz 2014
91 pts Tanzer/Vinous - The blueberry and vanilla qualities carry through a very long, subtly tannic finish that shows enticing spicy lift.
$19.99  
Nugan Estate 'SV Scruffy's' Shiraz 2014
91 pts Vinous - Sappy blackberry, bitter cherry and floral pastille flavors show a deft blend of depth.
$16.99  
Nugan Estate 'SV Scruffy's' Shiraz 2015
5 Stars - Harper’s Wines of Australia WINNER
$16.99  
Oliverhill 'Red Silk' Shiraz 2014
91 pts Vinous - The floral and spice notes repeat strongly on the impressively long, sweet finish.
$19.99  
Oliverhill Jimmy Section Shiraz 2014
93 pts Vinous - The floral and spice notes repeat strongly on the impressively long, sweet finish
$29.99  
Painted Wolf Swartland Syrah 2013
90 pts Robert Parker Jr.’s The Wine Advocate (NM) - Medium-bodied with sweet, ripe licorice-tinged black fruit, well-judged acidity and a plump but vibrant finish.
$19.99  
Paringa Shiraz 2012 - Last 5 btls
Paranga Shiraz 2012 great value - 88 pts Wine Spectator - Last 5 btls
$6.99  
Paxton MV Shiraz 2013
Paxton MV Shiraz 2013
$17.99  
Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2014 - 4 bts left
Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2014 from Boekenhoutskloof
$9.99  
Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2015
Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2015
$9.99  
Raka 'Biography' Shiraz 2015
Raka 'Biography' Shiraz 2015
$24.99  
Reyneke Syrah 2015 ***
Reyneke Syrah 2015 94 pts Tim Atkin MW & 93 pts Wine Advocate - 'This is stunning value'
$26.99  
Robert Oatley McLaren Vale Shiraz 2014
Robert Oatley McLaren Vale Shiraz 2014 Signature Series - 90 pts Wine Spectato
$16.99  
Rocky Gully Shiraz 2013 - 2 Bottles Left
Rocky Gully Shiraz 2013 from Frankland Estate
$21.99  
Schild Shiraz 2014
Schild Shiraz 2014 90 pts Wine Spectator
$18.99  
Schild Shiraz 2015 ***
Schild Shiraz 2015 92 pts Wine Spectator 'Smart Buys'
$18.99  
Shoofly Shiraz 2014 ***
Shoofly Shiraz 2014 exceptional quality for under $10
$9.99  
St Hallett 'Blackwell' Shiraz 2014 - 2 Bottles Left
St Hallett 'Blackwell' Shiraz 2014 94 pts James Halliday
$22.99  
Stark-Conde 'Three Pines' Syrah 2014
Stark-Conde 'Three Pines' Syrah 2014 92 pts Wine Spectator
$35.99  
Stark-Conde Syrah 2015
Stark-Conde Syrah 2015 92 pts Tim Atkin MW
$21.99  
Tahbilk '1860 Vines' Shiraz 2009
Tahbilk '1860 Vines' Shiraz 2009 from some of the oldest Shiraz vines in the world
$149.99  
Tait Basket Pressed Shiraz 2013
93 pts Vinous - The blend of power and elegance here is pretty compelling.
$49.99  
Taltarni 'T Series' Shiraz 2012 - Last 4 btls
Taltarni 'T Series' Shiraz 2012 lots of wine for the money
$7.99  
Te Mata 'Bullnose' Syrah 2014
Te Mata 'Bullnose' Syrah 2014 serious Syrah from Hawkes Bay, New Zealand....
$35.99  
Terlato and Chapoutier 'Lieu dit Malakoff' Shiraz 2011
Terlato & Chapoutier 'Lieu dit Malakoff' Shiraz 2011
$34.99  
Terlato and Chapoutier 'Lieu-Dit Malakoff' Shiraz 2013
Terlato and Chapoutier 'Lieu-Dit Malakoff' Shiraz 2013 92 pts James Suckling
$34.99  
Thistledown 'The Cunning Plan' Shiraz 2013 - 2 Bottles Left
Thistledown 'The Cunning Plan' Shiraz 2013 Langhorne Creek fruit generosity with good structure
$21.99  
Thorn-Clarke Shotfire Shiraz 2013 - 2 Bottles Left
Thorn-Clarke Shotfire Shiraz 2013 90 pts Wine Spectator - supple, creamy textured
$21.99  
Topiary Shiraz 2014
Topiary Shiraz 2014 91 pts Wine Spectator
$22.99  
Tyrrell's Hunter Valley Shiraz 2014 ***
Tyrrell's Hunter Valley Shiraz 2014 showcasing the merits of an exceptional vintage
$19.99  
Tyrrell's Rufus Stone Heathcote Shiraz 2013 ***
Tyrrell's Rufus Stone Heathcote Shiraz 2013 exceptional....
$21.99  
Tyrrell's Vat 9 Shiraz 2014 - 2 bts left
Tyrrell's Vat 9 Shiraz 2014 97 pts James Halliday - from old vines out of the Hunter Valley
$59.99  
Viña Chocalan Reserva Syrah 2013 - 2 Bottles Left
Viña Chocalan Reserva Syrah 2013
$12.99  
Water Wheel Shiraz 5 Rounds 2013
90 pts Tanzer/Vinous - Open-knit, emphatically fruity and ready to drink, finishing with very good breath, supple tannins and lingering sweetness.
$19.99  
Water Wheel Shiraz Plus 2015
Water Wheel Shiraz Plus 2015 - 92% Shiraz, 4% Malbec & 4% Cabernet
$14.99  
Wirra Wirra 'Catapult' Shiraz 2015
Wirra Wirra 'Catapult' Shiraz 2015 88 pts Wine Spectator
$16.99  
Yalumba 'Patchwork' Shiraz 2014
Yalumba 'Patchwork' Shiraz 2014
$16.99  
Yalumba 'Y Series' Shiraz 2016
Yalumba 'Y Series' Shiraz 2016
$10.99  

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36 bottles or more - 8%
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