2015 Avondale Shiraz (Hidden)


A powerful but elegant Heathcote Shiraz made with fruit from the Coliban Glen vineyard, awarded international Silver in Shanghai.

Will benefit from medium to long term term cellaring, drink now – 2025.

Region: Heathcote

Alcohol: 14.5% alc/vol

5 STARS – Winestate Magazine Central Victoria Tasting Mar/Apr 2019
GOLD – 2017 Cairns Wine Show
SILVER – 2017 Shanghai International Wine Challenge
SILVER – 2017 Boutique Wine Awards
SILVER – 2019 Heathcote Wine Show

Aroma: Dense varietal fruit characters of plum and blackcurrant, subdued but well matched spice and coconut notes.

Palate: A complex full bodied palate of dark fruits, subtle oak influence and good length of soft, grainy tannins

Winestate Magazine: “Lovely silky smooth, fresh and vibrant Shiraz with dark fruity aromatics and great depth and intensity of varietal fruit flavours with excellent use of oak to balance.”

Vineyard: Coliban Glen, Heathcote
Harvest Date: 8 March 2015
pH at Harvest: 3.80
Sugars: 14.2 Be
Yeast: ES 10
Malo: Partial
Oak: 20% new American oak, 80% used American & French oak
Time in Oak: 15 months
Bottling Date: 26-28 October 2016
Closure: Diam Cork
Case Size: 6 x 750ml bottles

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