2016 Avondale Shiraz (Hidden)


A classic Heathcote Shiraz from Coliban Glen fruit, full bodied and well balanced with excellent varietal character.

Excellent cellaring potential, drink now – 2026.

Region: Heathcote

Alcohol: 14.8% alc/vol

GOLD (Equal top 56/60 points) – 2018 Australian Small Winemakers Show
5 STARS – Winestate Magazine Central Victoria Mar/Apr 2019
SILVER (94 points) – 2018 Victorian Wine Show
SILVER – 2018 Heathcote Wine Show
SILVER – 2018 Australian & New Zealand Boutique Wine Show
SILVER – 2020 Australian & New Zealand Boutique Wine Show
SILVER – 2019 Winewise Small Vigneron Awards
BRONZE – 2018 Melbourne International Wine Competition
BRONZE – 2018 Cairns Wine Show

Aroma: Dark berry fruits and plum, with spice and vanillin notes

Palate: A full palate of berry fruits and spicy oak with excellent fruit weight and grippy tannins

Winestate Magazine: “Dark inky wine with lovely intense concentration of dark fruit aromas and excellent drive of rich youthful varietal fruit flavours on the seamlessly balanced palate.”

Vineyard: Coliban Glen, Heathcote
Harvest Date: 19 February 2016
pH at Harvest: 3.70
Sugars: 14.4 Baume
Yeast: ES 10
Malo: Yes
Oak: 25% new/45% used French oak, 30% used American Oak
Time in Oak: 11 months
Bottling Date: 26 October 2017
Closure: Diam Cork
Case Size: 6 x 750ml bottles

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