2020 Avondale Shiraz


A classic Heathcote Shiraz made with fruit from the Coliban Glen vineyard, full bodied with excellent varietal character – will need some time to soften and integrate.

Potential for long term cellaring, drink now – 2032.

Region: Heathcote

Alcohol: 15.4% alc/vol


GOLD (93 points) – Wine Showcase Magazine New Releases July 2021
SILVER – 2023 National Wine Show (Canberra)
SILVER – 2023 Heathcote Wine Show
SILVER – 2022 Victorian Wine Show
3.5 STARS – Winestate Magazine Worlds Greatest Shiraz Sept/Oct 2022

Aroma: Dark berry fruits, hint of caramel, spicy oak

Palate: A full rich palate of dark red fruits with great complexity, grippy tannins and a long lingering finish

Vineyard: Coliban Glen, Heathcote
Harvest Date: 14 March 2020
pH at Harvest: 3.55
Sugars: 14.4 Baume
Yeast: ES10/ 71B
Malo: Partial
Oak: 100% French oak casks, 25% new oak
Time in Oak: 14 months
Bottling Date: 16-17 October 2021
Closure: Diam Cork
Case Size: 6 x 750ml bottles

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