Clonakilla 2019 Shiraz-Viognier (Canberra District)

#7 Enthusiast 100 2022
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Clonakilla's Shiraz-Viognier was one of the first of its kind, ushering in a new era of more delicately aromatic and succulent Shiraz Down Under. It remains a benchmark of the style. The color of cherry juice, it's beautifully perfumed, with aromas of rose petals and white pepper atop earthier, meatier notes. Warm stone undertones back fresh squeezed raspberry, cherry and cranberry juice. In the mouth there's a succulence to the brambly fruit that comes like the pop of a fresh red berry in the mouth. Crunchy acidity and the raspy power of sappy, fine tannins add structure and complexity. This is finely crafted and distinctly cool climate Aussie wine that drinks well now but is capable of aging until 2037 at least. Christina Pickard

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  • Alcohol
    14%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Winebow Imports
  • Date Published
    10/1/2022
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