Western Australian ‘Sunsets’ Fortified Shiraz

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$144.00
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This is awesome Fortified Shiraz has aromas of Lifted spice and black cherries with integrated spirit. The palate is oozing Black cherries, spicy oak notes and nutty complexity.

The producer of this fantastic Western Australian ‘Sunsets’ Fortified Shiraz N/V is located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. They are one of WA’s largest family owned and operated wine producers. The current owners represent the third and fourth generation living and working on the in Frankland River. It is this family’s love and commitment the Great Southern, as well as the unique combination of gravelly loam soils, warm sunny days and cool nights during the ripening season that produce grapes of intense varietal character and a sense of place.

The winery is rated a perfect 5 Red Stars by James Halliday in his 2016 Wine Companion.

Comments from Our Wine Buyer: We rarely come across a good fortified port from Western Australia and when we do we grab it as they are as rare as hens’ teeth. A sample of the sensation Western Australian Sunsets’ Fortified Shiraz N/V was sent to us recently and we loved it. The fruit quality used for this fortified Shiraz was top quality stuff and from a winery rated a perfect red stars by James Halliday. This wine has rich flavours of black cheery and great spicy notes. This fortified wine to be enjoyed in the heart of winter, so snuggle up and pour some.

Wine Notes

Alcohol Content:
16.9%
Serving Suggestions:
cheese
Awards:
- 91/100 Points
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Colour:
Crimson with brick hues
Boquet:
Lifted spice and black cherries with integrated spirit
Palate:
Black cherries, spicy oak notes and nutty complexity
Oak Treatment:
5 years maturation in old hogsheads
Source/Region:
Great Southern, WA
Cellaring Potential:
Drinking well now - Good for 10-15 years cellaring. Stelvin cap closure.

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