2018 Avondale Shiraz


A classic Heathcote Shiraz from Coliban Glen fruit, full bodied with excellent varietal character – will need a bit of time to integrate.

Excellent cellaring potential, drink now – 2028.

Region: Heathcote

Alcohol: 15.4% alc/vol


GOLD (94 points) – Wine Showcase Magazine New Releases July 2021
BRONZE – 2021 Cairns Wine Show
BRONZE – 2020 Winewise Small Vigneron Awards

Aroma: Plum and red berry fruits, charry 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: ES 10 /  CRU05
Malo: Yes
Oak: 80% near new & used French oak, 20% used 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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