|Winemaker||Andrew Koerner and Chris Smales|
|Bling||94pts Tony Keys|
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The Pyrenees wine region is a couple of hours West north west of Melbourne, or if you prefer, a bit above Ballarat on the map, kinda....
This particular full bodied white wine varietal retains a strong association with the Northern Rhône Valley in France; Condrieu to be more specific, where it is the only permitted white wine grape for this region. Although it's certainly no stranger to wine cellars and liquor stores today, it almost vanished completely in the mid 1960s....
Shiraz (which is essentially Syrah) is a dark-skinned grape grown throughout the world and used primarily to produce powerful red wines. Wines made from Syrah are often powerfully flavoured and full-bodied. The variety produces wines with a wide range of flavor notes, depending on the climate and soils where it is grown, as well as other viticultural practices chosen. Aroma characters can range from violets to berries (usually dark as oppo...