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Clonakilla Shiraz Hilltops 2015 750ml

Rated 94 - Easily one of the best editions of this consistently good wine, this has an extra dimension of fruit flavor and richness, plus loads of...
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Groom Shiraz 2015 750ml

Rated 92 - This concentrated version offers a big, generous mouthful of ripe blackberry, plum and blueberry jam flavors, with plenty of harmony and...
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Red Knot Shiraz 2015 750ml

Rated 90 - Fine, intense black fruit with spice and coffee scents. The palate shows sweet succulent fruit with macerated strawberries; complex with...
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Syrahmi Shiraz Demi 2015 750ml

Rated 90 - The blueberry and black cherry flavors are impressive for their purity and elegance, with accents of white pepper and fresh herb. Offers...
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Two Hands Shiraz Angel's Share 2015 750ml

Rated 92 - Thick and lush, offering indulgent flavors of dark chocolate, espresso, marzipan, vanilla and blackberry syrup. Stylish and harmonious,...
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Two Hands Shiraz Lily's Garden 2015 750ml

Rated 94 - This exuberant red bursts with flavors of clove, toasted coconut and dark chocolate that are thick and velvety, complementing the kirsch...
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Yalumba Shiraz Organic 2015 750ml

Rated 90 -  Yalumba has been pushing the organic envelope in recent years, and this Shiraz is a winner. It’s full bodied and supple...

2015 Australia Syrah

Whilst most of Australia consists of arid deserts and dense bushland, the oceanic coasts to the south of the country have a terrain and climate ideal for vine cultivation and wine production. It took several decades of failed attempts at the end of the 18th century in order to produce vines of a decent enough quality for making wine, but since those first false starts, the Australian wine industry has continued to grow and grow. Today, wine production makes up for a considerable part of the Australian economy, with exports in recent years reaching unprecedented levels and even overtaking France for the first time ever. Whilst the greatest successes in regards to quality have been the result of the Syrah grape varietal (known locally as Shiraz), Australia utilizes several Old World grapes, and has had fantastic results from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Riesling, Chardonnay and more. As the Australian passion for locally produced wine continues to develop, wineries have begun experimenting with a wider range of grape varietals, meaning that nowadays it isn't uncommon to find high quality Australian wines made from Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Tempranillo and Viognier, amongst many others.

Known as Syrah in most countries around the world, and Shiraz in Australia and certain other regions of the New World, this grape varietal has proven over the centuries to be one of the most powerful and flavorful red wine grapes there is. It is now one of the planet's most widely grown grapes, and is a favorite with wineries as a result of its robustness and versatility. It isn't easy to identify many characteristics of this particular varietal, due to the fact that it is highly versatile and shows significant differences in flavor and character depending on the terroir it is grown in, and the climatic conditions of the region. However, Syrah is most widely associated with full bodied, strong and loud red wines, packed full of fruity and spicy flavors, held in a beautifully deep red liquid.