Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 306,837 strong:

Register Today!

Grant Burge Miamba Shiraz 2010 Wine Review

Grant Burge Miamba Shiraz 2010

Grant Burge Miamba Shiraz 2010

Barossa Valley, Australia

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

  Add My Review

Price: $21.95

Drink: 2012-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Grant Burge

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Lots of toasty oak and black fruit on the nose. Full-bodied, smooth and savoury. A long, satisfying finish with dark spices and black pepper.

Best Beef Wine

This Grant Burge Miamba Shiraz 2010 was reviewed on July 7, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2012 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

Reviews and Ratings

Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The 2010 Grant Burge Miamba Shiraz, sourced from 20 year old vines and then aged in French Oak for 12 months; has appealing aromas of lees, blackberry and black cherry on the nose and blackberry, raspberry, coconut, vanilla and oak on the palate. It is a full bodied, extra-dry/dry, fruity wine; with good acidity, refined tannins and a medium finish. Drink with food or sip on its own; drink now – 2018+. My impression: NICE, 88-89 pts. Tasted at Australia Today 2014 Trade show http://grapeselections.com/australian-wine/ in Feb/14.

See my wine recommendations readily available at the LCBO here:

Mark Britton rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

The overly aggressive licorice flavours take away from an otherwise decent wine. Strong black fruit are a bit off balance from the strong french oak. Overall however pretty much what you should expect from a Barossa Shiraz and not bad value at $21.95.
The fruit is grown in the Miamba vineyard at the southern end of the
Barossa, near the town of Lyndoch. The Miamba vineyard has a long
viticultural history, but when Grant bought it in 1983 it was completely
bare. Careful planting and sustainable practices have returned this block
back to its former glory. The 2010 vintage was outstanding in the Barossa,
where a mild summer allowed even ripening and retention of natural
acidity as well as the development of concentrated flavours.
After crushing and de-stemming, the fruit was fermented in 4,
7 and 11 tonne fermenters and pumped over 3 times daily for 8
days to extract colour and flavour as well as helping control the
temperature of the ferment. This wine was pressed directly into
new French oak hogsheads and older oak barrels to complete
both fermentation and secondary malolactic fermentation. These
components then remained in oak for several months before being
blended. The entire blend was then transferred back into oak where
it was left to mature for a further 18 months before bottling.
The 2010 Miamba Shiraz is vivid purple in colour. The
wine displays vibrant aromas of dark fruits, blueberries,
mocha and savoury spices. The palate is complex, with
concentrated flavours of spiced plums, blackberries, musk
and cracked pepper layered with grainy tannins and a
lengthy finish. The oak treatment of this wine has evolved
from previous vintages, with fermentation and maturation
conducted in a greater proportion of French and European
oak barrels. We believe has refined the style and structure of
the wine. Enjoy now with Beef and red wine jus, or cellar for up to 10 years

If you liked the Grant Burge Miamba Shiraz 2010, you might also like these wines:



Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Southbrook White Wine
Chardonnay 2018,
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A. ...

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean offers North America's most popular online wine and food pairing classes. She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, both selected as one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year.

Join 306,837 thirsty wine lovers who get access to all of her wine reviews by becoming a member of her site. Take a free online pairing class with her here.



Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times


Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.


Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a feisty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  




Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award