Vintage
2015
Brand
Cliff Edge
Title
Shiraz
Description

The 2015 vintage provided near perfect conditions for grape growing. A long dry Summer with warm days and cool nights resulted in slow and steady ripening, ideal for producing Shiraz of distinctive character with immense complexity and spice.

$ 30.00 retail price per bottle
quantity bottle(s)
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Viticulture

Varietal
Shiraz (100%)
Vintage
2015
Region
Grampians
Growing Conditions
The Cliff Edge Shiraz is 100% estate grown, showcasing the Shiraz vine’s affinity for the granite slopes of Mount Langi Ghiran. The 2015 vintage provided near perfect conditions for grape growing. A long dry Summer with warm days and cool nights resulted in slow and steady ripening, ideal for producing Shiraz of distinctive character with immense complexity and spice. Vine age: Various. Average approximately 25 years Harvest date: March/April, 2015 Harvest Method: Hand and machine

Tasting Notes

Colour
Deep purple with crimson hues
Nose
Vivid red, black fruits perfumed with blue florals and bountiful spice
Palate
Supremely elegant and supple, this restrained and deeply layered red has heady perfumes of pristine blue florals and pepper scents, bright red and black berries intertwine seamlessly with subtle oak notes. It’s long and persistent, underpinned by fine, chewy tannins finishing with mouth-watering freshness.

Winemaking

Alcohol
13.8%
Bottle size
750 mL
Winemaking Notes
Small batches and an array of winemaking techniques, including a portion of whole bunch fermentation, accentuate the subtle nuances of florals and spice found throughout the vineyard, creating a wine with individuality. Fermentation method: Open fermenters, plunged, portion of whole bunch fermentation which included some Pigeage (treaded by foot) Barrel Origin: 100% French oak Barrel Age: 25% - 30% new

Professional Reviews

Rating Value
96
Rating Scale
points
Rating Value Maximum
100
Rating Value Minimum
0
Reviewer
James Halliday
Publication
Halliday Wine Companion
Review
Both bouquet and medium-bodied palate offer a tapestry of black fruits, spices and black pepper, tannins woven through the succulent, juicy black fruits, French oak there or thereabouts, and fine lingering tannins.
Vintage
2015
Brand
Cliff Edge
Title
Shiraz
$ 30.00 retail price per bottle
quantity bottle(s)
$ 30.00 total + shipping

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