Pin It

2005 Tintara Shiraz 

McLaren Vale, South Australia / $14-$16 Retail

Australian wine pioneer Thomas Hardy founded Tintara Winery in 1876 in the heart of the McLaren Vale region south of Adelaide. A cuvée of 100 percent Shiraz from the 70-year-old vineyards, the wine is aged 15 months in new French and American oak. Medium-bodied, it demonstrates a desirable balance between fruit and tannins. Flavors of jammy currants, cherries, plums and dark chocolate cascade into a seductively spicy, savory climax. Decant before serving. Drink now or over the next six years. Buy it at: Swirl Wines, Rouses in Uptown and Cork and Bottle. Drink it at: Emeril's, Orleans Grapevine and Houston's.(Store listings current at press time.) — Brenda Maitland

click to enlarge wineofweek-1.jpg
Pin It

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Latest in Wine of the Week

Spotlight Events

© 2014 Gambit
Powered by Foundation