Green Point Shiraz 2005
Syrah/Shiraz from Australia
The dense, rich color indicates the power and intensity of fruit, with complexity and elegance
the truly distinguishing characters of this wine. Bright blackberry, maraschino cherry and
satsuma plum aromas are enriched with anise, liquorice and subtle roasted spice from ageing in
French oak. Succulent texture and supple tannins extend throughout the palate, and red liquorice
flavors provide a long, distinctive finish.
Fruit for the Victorian Shiraz is sourced from several cool climate regions including the Yarra Valley, Heathcote and... View More
Aromatic spicy red and black fruits lead into an attractive, medium-bodied but long palate, with delicious red fruit flavour, polished tannins and French oak.
In the 1840s, when the Yarra Valley in Victoria was first settled by Europeans, they observed that one particular spur of land leading down to the Yarra river always remained green longer as summer advanced. They called it "Green Point." It stayed green because the deep weathered siltstone soils on this spur retain moisture longer than other areas in the valley. These soils, in combination with the Yarra Valley's cool climate, proved to be an... View More