|Region||Barossa Valley, SA|
|Bling||98pts James Halliday|
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Just 60km northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is one of Australia' oldest wine regions. Warm and dry, it is renowned for producing the distinctive Barossa Shiraz, a full-bodied red with notes of chocolate and spice. The valleys and sloping hills create several temperature ranges. But in summer, take it from us – It's just plain hot. The soils range from clay and loam in the cooler areas to the classically South Australian sand and ...
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...