Processing Your Order...
   

 

Due to state regulations, we cannot ship wine to California

Shoofly Shiraz 2007

Syrah/Shiraz from Australia
  • WS91
  • ST89
Ships Wed, Aug 2
Limit 0 bottles per customer
Sold in increments of 0
Currently Unavailable $12.99
Try the 2014 Vintage 9 99
12 99
12 99
Save $0.00 (0%)
Add to Cart
1
Alert me when new vintages are available
Rate for better recommendations
No Rating

Winemaker Notes

#51 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2009

The 2007 Shiraz is a mouthful of ripe, juicy berries tempered by rustic, polished tannins. The nose shows earthy gravel, spicy licorice and dense dark mulberries, while the sweet upfront berry fruit presented on tasting gives way to more complex cedar, earth and spice notes, wrapping up with ample structure and grip. The vibrant, juicy fruit runs the length of the palate and lingers with a "have another glass" finish.

Critical Acclaim

WS 91
Wine Spectator

Polished, plush and generous with its cinnamon and citrus peel-accented plum and cherry flavors, hinting at roasted meat on the smooth finish. Drink now through 2015.

ST 89
International Wine Cellar

Deep ruby. Smoky dark berries and cherry on the nose. A rich fruit bomb of a shiraz, offering sweet cassis and blackberry preserve flavors and a round, supple texture. Delivers real flavor impact and a long, gently spicy finish. This should be served with a grilled piece of red meat.

View More

Shoofly

View all wine
Shoofly, , Australia
Shoofly
Shoofly's winemaker Ben Riggs is a native of McLaren Vale and has been crafting some of the region's finest for two decades. Ben knows his stuff and where to get it – his roster of grape growers is one of the most sought after contact lists in the country. Premium regions produce the best fruit and the grapes come from a "who's who" of Australian growers and viticultural neighborhoods – Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Langhorne Creek, Adelaide Hills and Heathcote.

California

View all wine

Responsible for the vast majority of American wine production...

View More

Responsible for the vast majority of American wine production, if California were a country, it would be the world’s fourth largest wine-producing nation. The state’s diverse terrain and microclimates allow for an incredibly wide-ranging selection of wine styles, and unlike tradition-bound Europe, experimentation is more than welcome here. Wineries range from boutique to massive corporations, and price and quality are equally varied—plenty of inexpensive bulk wine is made in the Central Coast area, while Napa is responsible for some of the world’s most prestigious and expensive “cult” wines.

Just about every style of wine you can imagine is made in California, from bone dry to unctuously sweet, still to sparkling, light and fresh to rich and full-bodied. Each AVA and sub-AVA has its own distinct personality. In the Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and other Bordeaux varieties dominate, as well as Sauvignon Blanc. Sonoma County is best known for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel. The Central Coast has carved out a niche with Rhône blends based on Grenache and Syrah, while Mendocino has found success with Alsatian varieties such as Riesling and Gewürztraminer. With all the diversity that California has to offer, it is certain that any wine lover will find something to get excited about.