Since 1952 this wine has long upheld Wynns Coonawarra Estate’s reputation as a producer of premium Coonawarra Shiraz.
Typically, the Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz has aromas reminiscent of ground black pepper, mulberry and raspberry, through to blackberry at the riper end of the spectrum. Oak is used to mature and increase the wine’s complexity, without dominating its distinctive cool-climate character. A medium bodied wine with a lengthy finish that will age gracefully in the tradition of the original Wynns Hermitage.
- SA - Coonawarra
- South Australia
Excellent crimson-purple; the fruit-driven bouquet has black cherry, spice and a hint of black pepper, the medium-bodied palate with layers of blackberry, black cherry and integrated oak; the high quality tannin structure completes the package of one of the best of this proud lineage. Rating 94 - Drink by 2032 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion (AUG/2013)
Winery Tasting Notes
The colour of the 2012 Shiraz displays darker shades of purple moving into a vibrant and bright, violet hue.
There are rich and pronounced aromas of dark fruit and spice. Ripe black berries and rhubarb in particular,
infused with nutmeg and black pepper, subtly lifted by floral aromatics.
The palate structure is refined and displays finesse. Elegant fruit and spice character, with generous lashings of mulberries and blackberries, dusted with hints of black pepper and nutmeg. The tannins are firm and precise, complementing the fruit through the mid palate, leaving the finish to be drawn out with hints of bay leaf, rhubarb and cedar.
This is a beautifully balanced wine ready to enjoy or cellar in the medium term. Enjoy on release or cellar for 2-3 years