West Cape Howe `Two Steps` Shiraz 2014 (12 x 750mL), Mount Barker, WA.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049

RRP $30

$23.99 per Bottle
$287.88 per case

Overview

A beautifully weighted palate with sweet, mouth filling, boysenberry fruit flavours. Good mouthfeel with the fleshy, smoky, spicy berry fruit flavours complemented by the oak characters picked up during barrel maturation. Has good structure with the drying tannins contributing to its good persistence of flavour.

Region:
WA - Mount Barker
State:
Western Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Lovely deep dark crimson.

Aroma

Rich and fragrant aroma with spicy, smoky fruit characters and a hint of fennel.

Palate

A beautifully weighted palate with sweet, mouth filling, boysenberry fruit flavours. Good mouthfeel with the fleshy, smoky, spicy berry fruit flavours complemented by the oak characters picked up during barrel maturation. Has good structure with the drying tannins contributing to its good persistence of flavour.

Cellar Potential

4 - 6 years.

Vintage
2014
Region
WA - Mount Barker
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
14.5%

Winery Profile

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Located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, West Cape Howe is the most southerly point, rising some 250 metres above the Southern Ocean. It is thought that the first explorers to this coastline were Dutch seafarers in 1627 aboard their 'Fluyt' class vessel "Gulden Zeepaard" (Golden Seahorse).

The winery is named after this magnificent landmark to pay respect not only to the natural beauty of the region, but also in recognition of the extreme influence of the Southern Ocean on the area's viticulture. The rugged coastline is home to some stunning white beaches, sheltered coves and great rock climbing sites.

West Cape Howe Wines is owned by a partnership including Gavin Berry (until 2004, senior winemaker at Plantaganet), and viticulturist, Rob Quenby. It was founded in 1997 and soon became one of the fastest growing wine brands in Western Australia, now producing around 60,000 cases annually. Over time, it has acquired some of the oldest vineyard resources in the state, giving it unrivalled access to the best and most consistent quality fruit that the cool Great Southern wine region has to offer.

West Cape Howe's driving philosophy is to make delicious wines of harmony, balance, structure and flavour - wines that people love to drink.

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