Taltarni T Series Shiraz 2009
Syrah/Shiraz from Australia
This wine is an attractive, deep plum color and displays great
mulberry, licorice and chocolate notes on the nose. The palate
is well structured with nice soft tannins and plumy fruit
flavors. Great with barbecued meats and firm cheeses.
Blend: 93% Shiraz, 4% Mourvedre, 3% Viognier
Smooth and supple, this wine is polished on the surface so there are no apparent edges, its black fruit and tannins feeling as long and curved as a Modigliani sculpture. There's tension underneath, a spice that keeps driving forward through the sleek surface, ready to lift the flavors of a steak.
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