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Shiraz is a red grape variety. It is the most widely planted variety in Australia and helped put it on the wine map. It is an adaptable grape that has distinctly regional characteristics from elegant, peppery cool climate styles to sweet and chocolatey (McLaren Vale), muscular, and ripe-fruited (Barossa), to savoury and rich (Hunter Valley). Shiraz was one of the first vine varieties to arrive in Australia in 1832 and is grown in most regions. However, its home is in the Barossa Valley where old vines date back to the 1860s.

The classic, truly Australian blend is Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, but it is also blended with Grenache and Mourvedre (GSM) in warmer climates. In recent years it is increasingly being blended with Viognier to create the Shiraz/Viognier blend.

Shiraz's home is in the Northern Rhône's, Hermitage, Cote Rôtie and Cornas, in France. It is now also grown extensively in the Southern Rhône where it is blended with Grenache and Mourvèdre to produce the great red wines of Châteauneuf du Pape and Gigondas amongst others.
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  1. ELDERTON 'NEIL ASHMEAD GRAND TOURER' BAROSSA SHIRAZ 2016
    A blend of Nuriootpa and Greenock fruit went into the 2016 Neil Ashmead Grand Tourer Shiraz, which was aged in 50% to 60% new French oak. Fermented in Elderton's waxed open fermenters with heading boards and pressed early straight to new French oak ... Learn More
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    Huon Hooke
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    Campbell Mattinson
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    James Halliday's Wine Companion
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    James Suckling
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  2. ELDERTON COMMAND SHIRAZ 2016
    This truly excellent example of Barossa shiraz comes from vines planted in 1894 and from one of the great wineries of the region. Deeply complex, with dark fruits and a decent splash of well-weighted oak. Blackberry and licorice, spices and dark ... Learn More
  3. ELDERTON 'COMMAND' SHIRAZ 2002
    First released in 1984, the Command has won a myriad of awards including Best Shiraz of Show at the London International Wine & Spirit Allocation ... Learn More
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    Robert Parker
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