The Hedonist Shiraz

The fruit for the Hedonist Shiraz is estate grown on organic/biodynamic certified vineyard situated in the Willunga foothills, McLaren Vale. The soil is rich loam over clay with patches of underlying limestone, giving the wine a rich and fullness of pallet. The vintage conditions were ideal for concentrated flavour development and acid retention.
The Shiraz is an estate highlight from this vintage, displaying a plethora of lively red fruits and spice.

“I made it black and silky in new American oak and it’s got that long velvety finish true Shiraz lovers lust after.” – Walter Clappis, Winemaker

This wine is made using certified biodynamic vineyards and practices.

For more info, visit The Hedonist website.

VARIETALS
100% Shiraz

VINTAGE
2017

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 14%
Residual sugar 0.9 g/l
Total acidity 6.49 g/l
pH 3.56

APPEARANCE
Deep red with purple hues.

NOSE
Strawberry lift with a touch of cinnamon.
Fresh and lively.

PALATE
Abundance of fresh red berries and cherries.
Long strawberry acid line with lengthening tannins complete the lively, bright palate.

AGEING
Matured in oak for 12 months before final blending and bottling.
No fining.

PAIRING
Rich enough to stand up the strongest lamb or any red meat but equally enjoyable as a robust red on its own. Ideal with Italian food.

READINESS FOR DRINKING
2018 – 2025.

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