Western Australian Back Vintage Shiraz 2014
About The Producer
The producer of this Western Australian Back Vintage Shiraz 2014 a small family operation located in the heart of the Geographe Wine region of Western Australia. The winery is a total family affair with two generations involved in the operation of the vineyard, winery and cellar door. All the fruit used in production is 100% Estate grown and recent accolades have included a Gold Medal for their 2013 vintage Cabernet Merlot (which we also sold) from Wine Showcase Magazine. The South West region enjoys a classic climate of warm sunny days and cool, crisp evenings due to its close proximity to the Indian Ocean. The Mediterranean climate together with the gravelly loam soils and altitude from the Darling Ranges, provide a cool ripening season producing fruit of excellent quality.
About the region
Less than two hours south of Perth, Geographe is one of WA’s most captivating and diverse wine regions. It is home to majestic rural and native bush hinterland in the east matched with some of WA’s best beaches and exciting large towns like Bunbury and Busselton in the west. Geographe takes in the towns and areas of Capel, Yarloop, Harvey, Donnybrook, Dardanup, and Collie all well known in the region. Here you will also find a diverse range of produce – perfect for the avid gourmet traveller!
The Geographe Wine Region was formally established in 1999 and takes its name from the ship of French explorer, Nicholas Baudin, Le Geographe. The region produces excellent Shiraz, fine Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. It’s also becoming known for some alternative varieties, particularly Tempranillo and Nebbiolo.
The Geographe Wine Region is now home to a significant number of wineries with cellar door sales, each offering something unique. Visitors are encouraged to come and meet the people of the region while sampling some truly fine wines.
Comments From Wine Buyer Steve
Our company prides itself on dealing with small family operated wineries throughout Australia. We find that these small operators put the most love and passion into their wines and the supplier of this Western Australian Back Vintage Shiraz 2014 is no exception. The wine has great fruit body and length and i would say it is medium to full bodied. It has a very earth aroma and good fruit intensity with dark berry flavours and heaps of pepper and spice. I am extremely impressed with