Experience the different characteristics Shiraz can exhibit in different climates 2008 Rockford Basket Press Shiraz – Barossa Valley, SA: muscular, it’s loaded with rich, dark and brooding fruit with typical Barossa dark chocolate and plums in abundance, but also traces of charcuterie. It exhibits silkiness and very fine tannin, the trademark Rockford velvetiness – that leads to a superb finish.
2004 Giaconda Warner Shiraz – Beechworth, Vic: Aromas of black cherry. Sechzuan pepper, spices, smoked meats, briary forest floor notes and graphite. to produce a tensile wine. An explosive, Powerful and savoury; tightly coiled with fine savoury tannins and acidity working in with the graphite characters notes concluding with a lone dry savoury finish of flavours at the end; black cherry, pepper, smoked meats and briar.