2017 Woodvale Woodberry Shiraz

2017 Woodvale Woodberry Shiraz

Felix Gentle

"Juicy dark fruits, with floral top notes and layers of spice. Medium to full bodied, with nice tannin structure and lingering finish."

Felix Gentle

Johan Axlund

"Great intensity and length, dark plum and savoury elements."

Johan Axlund

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Felix Gentle

"Juicy dark fruits, with floral top notes and layers of spice. Medium to full bodied, with nice tannin structure and lingering finish."

Felix Gentle

Johan Axlund

"Great intensity and length, dark plum and savoury elements."

Johan Axlund

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$31.99

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Expert Reviews

95 Points - James Halliday - Halliday's Wine CompanionA reserve shiraz from the 70yo contoured Churinga Vineyard, last made in '14, matured in new and used French hogsheads. The finesse and freshness of the cherry and plum fruit is a celebration of the '17 vintage.
94 Points - Joe Czerwinski - Wine AdvocateAged 18 months in a mix of new and used French oak, the 2017 Woodberry Shiraz comes from dry-grown vines nearly 70 years old. It's a big, full-bodied effort, with some serious stuffing. Savory notes of roasted meat, black olives and dark-roast coffee offer depth, the tannins are ripe and creamy in texture and the persistent finish is laced with spicy complexities.

Tech stuff

Shiraz
Woodvale
Clare Valley
2017
750ml
14.5%
Cellar to 2030
Screw Cap

Light

Full

How was it made?

A hand-picked, single vineyard cuvee from the Woodberry vineyard just north of the Watervale township. This dry grown, 69-year-old vineyard always delivers, its small yields and compact berries an infused compote of dark fruits, black cherries, hints of fresh liquorice as well as supportive French oak intertwined with fine-grained tannins and a long finish. Fermented on skins for 10 days, basket pressed, aged in a selection of new and seasoned French oak casks for 18 months prior to being bottling un-fined and unfiltered. Will continue to improve for a further 12 – 15 years.

Who made it?

The brand new wine label for Clare Valley’s Inaugural Winemaker of the Year, Kevin Mitchell and wife Kathleen Bourne, Woodvale Vintners, bursts onto the scene with a five-star rating in its first Halliday Wine Companion Review securing a spot in the Top Ten New Wineries of the 2018 edition. Woodvale Vintners produces outstanding small batch wines that the Clare Valley does so well, riesling, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon, mataro, semillon, pinot gris and of course, grenache.

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