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Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2016 Wine Review

Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2016

Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2016

Canberra District, Australia

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $34.95

Drink: 2019-2026

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Clonakilla

Agent: Alto Vino

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A robust, tasty Australian Shiraz, with grapes sourced from five vineyards in the Young region. The juice spends only a few days in a cold soak in contact with the grape skins. Then it's open-fermented with a portion of whole bunch clusters of grapes followed by a week of maceration. The wine is then aged in French oak barrels for almost a year. Aromas of ripe dark fruit, smoke and spice. Pair with roast beef.

Shiraz food pairings: grilled New York striploin steak, beef Wellington, pork roast.

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This Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2016 was reviewed on May 16, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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From the Canberra District in Australia, Clonakilla Hilltops 2016 is a youthful Shiraz with dark fruit, licorice, mint and savoury herb flavours on the palate with a peppery finish. Tannins are firm and the wine matured in French oak (some new) for 11 months. - Community Wine Reviews

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