2021 Talus Shiraz

$70.00
$420.00
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Nestled in the foothills of the 400-million-year-old granite massif is Mount Langi Ghiran. Over time, the forces of Mother Nature have cast rock fragments to the base of the mountain creating a formation we know as Talus.
The Talus range is an expression of the unique soils at Mount Langi Ghiran, reflecting our intimate knowledge of vine, soil and mountain. The 2021 Talus Shiraz showcases complex tannins and elegant dark fruit as a result of our aged vines and Grampians cool climate.

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Viticulture

Shiraz (100%)
2021
Grampians, Victoria
2021 was another relatively mild year in terms of temperatures, allowing for above average yields, of high-quality fruit. Ripening was drawn out, resulting in loads of spice and a full basket of fruit flavours. Our Talus Shiraz from this year demonstrates great spice, elegant tannins and a firm acid drive

Tasting Notes

Medium-to-deep violet.
Black cherries, black currant and dark chocolate.
Mocha notes mingled with black forest fruits, framed by aniseed, juniper berries and a hint of truffle.
15+ years

Winemaking

14%
750ml
3.62
Fermentation method: Natural yeast ferment, in small open top fermenters. Skin contact: Average of two weeks on skins Barrel origin: French barriques Barrel age: 40% new Time in barrel: 15-18 month barrel maturation

Professional Reviews

95
The colour is brilliant and bright with deep crimson hues. The nose offers a lovely combination of cherry and chocolatey dark plums, it’s engaging from the outset. The medium bodied palate is neatly structured with satsuma plum, a little licorice and dark chocolate richness. Seamless oak integration with fine chalky tannins sustains a long finish.