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Taltarni Pyrenees Shiraz 2008

Syrah/Shiraz from Australia
  • JH 92
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Winemaker Notes

A deep plum red color, this wine displays some dark plum and blackberry aromas. This is balanced with hints of pepper and spices flavors released by the Mourvedre component and subtle floral, violet character from the Viognier. The palate is full and rich with dark fruits and spicy oak characters. Its long structure, with a backbone of ripe tannins, ensures the longevity of the wine

Blend: 89% Shiraz, 9% Mourvedre, 2% Viognier

Critical Acclaim

JH 92
Australian Wine Companion

Deep crimson; a savoury, dark berry bouquet unfolds onto an elegant, medium-bodied palate with the savoury characters dominant; has some of the characters of cool-grown cabernet. Very interesting wine.

Taltarni

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Taltarni, , Australia
Taltarni
Established in 1969, Taltarni was one of the founding wineries in the iron-rich Pyrenees wine region in Victoria. John Goelet, a direct descendant of the Guestier wine merchant family of Bordeaux, discovered the Taltarni Vineyard through a worldwide search for a site comparable to the great vineyards of Bordeaux. From the outset, Taltarni has a strong French influence with the initial plantings of Bordeaux varieties including Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Soon after, Taltarni... View More