Winestate - World's Greatest Shiraz ChallengeThursday, 1 September 2011
Five Chateau Tanunda wines are featured in the Winestate - Greatest Shiraz challenge VI -
Another outstanding result with two wines Top In Class
Category : 2010 - 2009 Vintage ($40-$50)
2009 Terroirs of the Barossa GREENOCK SHIRAZ ****1/2 stars - Top in class
Rich, complex and woody style. The smoky bacon oak characters are in balance with the spicy berry fruits. Good palate length with a nice structure and lots of flavour.
Category : ($100-$200)
2008 The Everest SHIRAZ ****1/2 stars
Classy and stylish, with spicy/leafy pine needle-like bouquet and a long, creamy palate with fine definition of ripe berry fruit flavours nicely blended with oak.
Category : 2010 - 2009 Vintage ($25-$30) ****1/2 stars - Top in class
2009 The Château SINGLE VINEYARD SHIRAZ
Complex, flavoursome old-fashioned style with coconut and vanilla on the nose and plenty of oak on the palate, but black fruits and white pepper characters push through.
Category : 2010 - 2008 Vintage $50-$60) ****Stars
2008 Noble Baron SHIRAZ
Nose of plum pudding with plenty of oak. Rich and warm in the mouth, offering soft berry flavours with an attractive sweet finish.
Category : 2010 - 2009 Vintage ($40-$50) ****Stars
2009 Terroirs of the Barossa LYNDOCH SHIRAZ
Young and astringent wine with reasonable weight of juicy varietal fruits, vanillin oak and exhibiting plenty of black pepper characters.