Powell & Son 2017 Schulz Shiraz (Barossa Valley)

Koonunga Hill, with its rich clay soil, is an old vine site often associated with Penfolds, who use the name for a whole range of their wines across multiple districts. This wine is entirely from the old vines. It's a high octane bottling, at 15% alcohol, but is a great example of the site. The nose is a heady combo of plums, blueberries, polished oak, baking spice and chocolate. There's a sleek sheen to the tannins and a lovely acidity that keeps the fruit fresh. Oak is very present here, too. Drink now–2028. Christina Pickard

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  • Alcohol
    15%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Powell & Son
  • Date Published
    4/1/2021
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