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Shingleback Wine Haycutters Shiraz Viognier 2007 Wine Review

Shingleback Wine Haycutters Shiraz Viognier 2007

Shingleback Wine Haycutters Shiraz Viognier 2007

Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score: 4.5/5

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Price: $18.95

Product #: 166132

Drink: Now



 

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Shingleback Wine

Agent: Lifford Agencies

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Hay and heifers are in this winery’s past. The name of this wine, Haycutter, pays tribute to the property’s previous life as a hayfield; the dairy cows on the land were fed the hay. Today, the cows and hay are gone. The owners discovered that the high calcium soil was also ideal for growing grapes, so now the land is covered with vines. This award-winning wine (Silver Medal at the New Zealand International Wine Show 2009) is rich and ripe with impeccable balance supplied by bright acids and supple tannins. Enjoy this wine now. My note: Big and beautiful with dark fruit and smoke. Juicy and mouth-watering with a smoky finish.

Shiraz Viognier food pairings: barbecued back ribs, grilled steaks.

This was reviewed July 10, 2010 by

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