Shiraz

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. ZILZIE SELECTIONS 23 SHIRAZ 2018
    An amazing value Australian Shiraz from 23 carefully selected parcels. Wonderfully soft aromas of plum, mulberry and spice with hints of pepper. Medium bodied with flavours of dark berries, plums, supple tannins and a lingering silky finish. The perfect midweek BBQ & ... Learn More
  2. ASH RIDGE 'ESTATE' SYRAH 2017
    A stunning value for money Syrah from the Hawkes Bay, showcasing the classic Ash Ridge touch of fresh fruit & soft tannins. An elegant & easy drinking wine, hand harvested & gently destemmed with a high proportion of whole berries. Beautiful floral nuances ... Learn More
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    Raymond Chan
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    Mark Faber
  3. CLAREVALE CLARE VALLEY SHIRAZ 2017
    Wine Selector's Top 50 Wines of 2018. Unbelievable value & a must have for any lovers of Clare Valley Shiraz! A beautifully structured wine, abundant in rich fruit flavour. Very approachable, with generous amounts of plush black and red fruits, black olives and ... Learn More
  4. A GOOD DIRT SHIRAZ 2016
    A Good Dirt is a tip of the hat to traditionalism, but with eyes firmly looking to enhancing the good times. 100% Premium Edition Shiraz from well established Barossan vineyards. Aged in French & American oak, creating approachable yet rich dark fruit ... Learn More
    A GOOD DIRT SHIRAZ 2016
    NZ$23.99 Per item
  5. JIP JIP ROCKS SPARKLING SHIRAZ NV
    Australia’s unique sparkling Shiraz is a crowd-pleaser, made predominately of 3 year old Shiraz aged in old French barrels. The aroma displays ripe plums, earthy notes and spice. Mouth-filling flavors of plums and prunes with hints of liquorice, this wine ... Learn More
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  6. ZILZIE REGIONAL BAROSSA SHIRAZ 2016
    Double Gold Medal & Best Value Award Winner- China WSA 2018. Imported direct from the Australia's greatest Shiraz growing region, offering a lush, velvety, mouth-filling experience. Vibrant red fruit and vanillin flavours, complimented with fine tannins and subtle toasty oak. ... Learn More
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    Michael Cooper
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    Sam Kim
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    James Halliday's Wine Companion
  7. BARBAZUL SHIRAZ 2016
    Pure, elegant & powerful, with a distinctly Mediterranean flair. 69% Shiraz, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot & 5% Tintilla de Rota, hand picked from a family owned, single vineyard estate, individually aged and then blended into French oak for 6 months. Rich flavours, driven by sweet plum, ... Learn More
    BARBAZUL SHIRAZ 2016
    NZ$24.99 Per item
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  8. CONEY 'QUE SERA' SYRAH 2014
    Medium bodied Syrah grown on the infamous Dry River Rd by the enigmatic & poetic Tim Coney. A bold nose of lemongrass & fennel spice, with racy red fruit & pepper flavours. From the cooler 2014 vintage, showcasing subtle nuances & a lighter texture. ... Learn More
  9. DOMAINE LA BASTIDE SYRAH 2016
    A rich Languedoc Syrah from Chateau La Bastide, built in 1770. Deliciously concentrated flavours from old vines that makes for a consistently excellent wine. Packed with ripe fruit aromas, this wine does not hold back! Juicy, with aromas of blackberries, black ... Learn More
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  10. LAUGHING JACK 'JACKS' SHIRAZ 2016
    The perfect weight, this wine is everything it should be and more! Sourced from vineyards in Greenock & Moppa, this wine is full of enticing aromas of plum, mulberry, blackberry, lavender, black pepper & star anise. Smooth & supple, with unassuming power & lingering ... Learn More
  11. Z RUSTICA BAROSSA SHIRAZ 2015
    An exemplary wine of lifted, fruit filled Barossa Valley Shiraz, froma family owned & operated vinyard. Aromas of raspberry, cherry, cranberry and plum stone are complimented by cedar, black pepper and spice. Textural, structured & generous, with a delicious lingering aftertaste. ... Learn More
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    Raymond Chan
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  12. SCHILD ESTATE BAROSSA SHIRAZ 2016
    A deep, juicy Barossan Shiraz sourced from 60 year old family owned estates. Aromatic red and black berry fruits combine with dark chocolate and delicious fruitcake spice on a smooth, mouthcoating palate. A dark, layered, sumptuous treat, with 5 Gold medals to ... Learn More
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  13. ATLAS '429' CLARE VALLEY SHIRAZ 2016
    A rich, juicy Clare Valley Shiraz with amazing class. A powerful and intense wine with blackcurrants, liquorice, cinnamon, nutmeg and dusty oak on the nose. Elegant and rich, the palate is also textural and supple, with firm tannins and well-integrated ... Learn More
  14. CASAS DEL BOSQUE GRAN RESERVA SYRAH 2015
    This is a multi-award winning wine from an internationally recognized winery. Whole bunch pressed fruit from 15+ year old vines in the Casablanca Valley give firm, structured notes of blackberry & vanilla with savoury tannins. Platinum Award- Decanter Wine Awards ... Learn More
  15. THE STOLEN HEART SYRAH 2013
    A bright & complex Syrah from Crown Range Cellar's world class organic, sustainable Gimblett Gravel vineyards. Deep, succulent and mouth-filling, loaded with aromatic complexity. Complex earth, cocoa and spice aromas, overlaid with dark fruits and vanilla. ... Learn More
  16. ASH RIDGE 'RESERVE' SYRAH 2015
    Ash Ridge's top tier of Syrah, showcasing incredible elegance & complexity. Unfined & unfiltered Syrah with a splash of Viognier aged for 15 months in 20% new oak. A great depth of mouth-filling blackberry & boysenberry, with layer soft pepper & cinnamon complexity to savour. ... Learn More
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    Bob Campbell MW
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    Raymond Chan
  17. THREE DARK HORSES 'FRANK ERNEST' SHIRAZ 2016
    Extremely limited- only 5 dozen imported into NZ! From the famous Renmano vineyard & referred to by James Halliday as "Quite simply, a lovely wine". A luscious aroma of red rose potpourri, sugar plum and sultana richness, with a palate full of ... Learn More
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    James Halliday
  18. LANGMEIL 'ORPHAN BANK' SHIRAZ 2016
    Produced from saved & replanted pre-1860 vines on the banks of the North Para River. Rich and juicy raspberry and Satsuma plum fill the mouth, with allspice sweetness adding to the mouthfeel. The fruit is well balanced with hints of briary ... Learn More
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    Huon Hooke
  19. GOLDIE ESTATE RESERVE SYRAH 2014
    Only 350 cases of this triple gold medal winning wine were made. Hand crafted from only the best fruit from a 1978 Waiheke winery & then aged for 14 months on 30% new French oak. Full bodied but finely structered & velvety smooth, with dense notes ... Learn More
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    Raymond Chan
  20. TE RERE MOTUKAHA RESERVE SYRAH 2014
    A truly boutique & cult wine from Waiheke, worthy of the best cellars, made by esteemed winemaker, Luc Desbonnets, from Expatrius & Frenchman Hills. Incredible fruit concentration of blueberry, cassis and plum, with lashings of delicious lashings of vanilla from the American ... Learn More
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  21. TE RERE WINEMAKER'S RESERVE SYRAH 2010 MAGNUM 1.5L
    A truly boutique special release from Waiheke, worthy of the best cellars. Acclaimed wine maker Luc Desbonnets created this master piece, perfectly balancing every aspect. A very expressing nose giving perfumed notes of lavender, cedar and Indian spices over a ... Learn More
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    Michael Cooper
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  22. SCHILD ESTATE 'PRAMIE' SHIRAZ 2014
    A special release designed to showcase the best of the vintage & what defines the terrior of Schild Estate. Meticulously crafted to offer full but fine tannins, with a vibrant focus & fruit complexity Soft layers of vibrant blackberries & plum fruit coupled ... Learn More
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    James Halliday
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  23. YARRA YERING ''UNDERHILL'' SHIRAZ 2016
    One of greats of new world cool climate Shiraz. Heady black plum fruits and pretty violet aromatics interlaced with liquorice spice and nettle undergrowth. The heavier clay based soils produces wine dark fruits and spice, chewy tannins creating the framework ... Learn More
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    James Halliday's Wine Companion
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  24. LANGMEIL 'THE FREEDOM' 1843 SHIRAZ 2016
    Planted in 1843, some of the oldest and rarest vines in the world. Rich, sweet fruit is balanced wonderfully with briary and sweet spices and lovely, silky tannins. A full-bodied, textured wine, showing great complexity with hints of cedar and allspice ... Learn More
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    Huon Hooke
  25. BRIDGE PA "ATANGA" SYRAH 2013
    The penultimate offering from Bridge Pa! The Atanga, which means “exquisite” in Maori, was only made in the exceptional vintages of 2007 & 2013. A dense powerful bouquet of dark berry fruit, savoury game and charry oak followed by a full bodied, weighty ... Learn More
  26. FRENCHMAN'S HILL 'BLOOD CREEK 8' 2014
    NZ's version of Penfolds Grange by Luc Desbonnets- extemely limited! Extremely rich & opulent, rich with dark fruits & chocolate flavours. Unfined and minimally filtered on Waiheke Island- only 300 cases made! ... Learn More
  27. FRENCHMAN'S HILL 'ROCK EARTH' SYRAH 2014
    NZ's version of Penfolds Grange by Luc Desbonnets- extemely limited! Extremely rich & opulent, rich with dark fruits & chocolate flavours. Unfined and minimally filtered on Waiheke Island- only 300 cases made! ... Learn More
  28. BROKENWOOD GRAVEYARD SHIRAZ 2014
    The flagship wine of Brokenwood with the Langton's Classification of Exceptional sells out every year. Planted in 1970, the 2014 vintage won Best Shiraz, Best Named Vineyard Red, Best Named Vineyard Wine and Best Red Wine of Show at The Hunter Valley ... Learn More
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    James Suckling
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    James Halliday
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    Robert Parker
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  29. JIM BARRY 'THE ARMAGH' SHIRAZ 2013
    With its beautiful, rolling hills, ideal winter rainfall and Mediteranean climate, the Clare Valley carries a unique history and winemaking heritage. ... Learn More
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    Matthew Jukes
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    Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW
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    Huon Hooke
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  30. JIM BARRY 'ARMAGH' SHIRAZ 2008
    The zenith of red winemaking at Jim Barry Wines, with incredible flavour & power, whilst still showing finesse and restraint. It shows the hallmarks of low-yielding vines, with intense, tightly coiled aromas of cranberry, mulberry, milk chocolate, boysenberry and spearmint. It ... Learn More
  31. JIM BARRY 'ARMAGH' SHIRAZ 2014
    The zenith of red winemaking at Jim Barry Wines, with incredible flavour & power, whilst still showing finesse and restraint. It shows the hallmarks of low-yielding vines, with intense, tightly coiled aromas of cranberry, mulberry, milk chocolate, boysenberry and spearmint. It ... Learn More
  32. PENFOLDS GRANGE 2015
    The original and most powerful expression of Penfolds multi-vineyard, multi-district blending philosophy, Grange is arguably Australia’s most celebrated wine and is officially listed as a Heritage Icon of South Australia. Crafted utilising fully-ripe, intensely-flavoured and structured Shiraz grapes, the ... Learn More
    PENFOLDS GRANGE 2015
    NZ$950.00 Per item
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