Clonakilla O'Riada Shiraz 2022
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- Soil Type: The vineyard features a composition that contributes to the depth and complexity of the Shiraz, with a mix of clay and loamy soils common in the region.
- Elevation: Situated in the Canberra District, the vineyard's elevation would contribute to a cooler climate, beneficial for the nuanced development of Shiraz grapes in a very different style than Barossa.
- Grape: 100% Shiraz.
- Winemaking: Clonakilla is known for its elegant and refined approach to winemaking, likely using a combination of traditional and modern techniques to showcase the Shiraz grape's natural characteristics.
- Farming Practices: The vineyard is managed with a focus on sustainable practices, ensuring the health of the vineyard ecosystem and the quality of the grapes.
- Tasting Notes: Clonakilla's Shiraz exhibits a balance of ripe fruit flavors, such as blackberry and plum, with subtle spice and pepper undertones, fresh violets and roses and a smooth, well-structured reductive finish.
- Pairing: This Shiraz would pair well with a range of dishes, from grilled meats and vegetables, and would complement dishes with bold, complex flavors.
Clonakilla's O'Riada Shiraz 2022 was a cool vintage with gentle ripening progressing well into autumn. The O’Riada is made from fruit picked from their estate vineyard and other fine sites in Murrumbateman and Hall. It’s a quintessential Canberra Shiraz, medium bodied with red berry and floral themes and plenty of cool-climate spice. A Shiraz for a Burundy enthusiast!
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A large country and large wine exporter, Australia has a diverse range of climates and landscapes. Traditional styles include massive Shiraz's from Barossa Valley and high acid Semillon from Hunter Valley, but many regions are now experimenting with different grapes and styles. Numerous old vine vineyards also dot the landscape of this exciting wine country.