2018 Avondale Shiraz


A classic Heathcote Shiraz from Coliban Glen fruit, full bodied with excellent varietal character. The wine has lovely mouthfeel and great fruit weight.

Excellent cellaring potential, drink now – 2028.

Region: Heathcote

Alcohol: 15.4% alc/vol


GOLD (95 points) – 2022 Heathcote Wine Show (Class 5)
GOLD (94 points) – Wine Showcase Magazine New Releases July 2021
SILVER – 2021 Australia/New Zealand Boutique Wine Show

Aroma: Plum and red berry fruits, spicy oak

Palate: A full, rich palate of dark red fruits with earthy notes, with silky tannins and a lingering finish

Vineyard: Coliban Glen, Heathcote
Harvest Date: 9 March 2018
pH at Harvest: 3.72
Sugars: 14.8 Baume
Yeast: ES10/CRU05
Malo: Yes
Oak: 80% near new & seasoned French oak, 20% seasoned American oak
Time in Oak: 18 months
Bottling Date: 24-26 June 2019
Closure: Diam Cork
Case Size: 6 x 750ml bottles

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