Milton Shiraz 2014, Tasmania, AUD $55
Could shiraz be the next big thing for Tasmania? If the quality of Milton Vineyard’s first shiraz is anything to go by, I suspect we will see more plantings in the not-so-distant future. Milton’s 2014 Shiraz has gorgeous dense fruit and aromatic spice. The flavours are powerful and vibrant and sit within an elegantly proportioned frame. It’s the perfect mix of assertiveness and grace.
A gold medal and trophy winner at the 2017 Tasmanian Wine Show, the wine is available for purchase through Milton’s website – however, there is a two-bottle limit as only 40 cases were made! Make it up to a six-pack (minimum order size) with their complex 2016 Riesling $27, heady 2016 Pinot Gris $27 or their lively 2015 Iced Gewürztraminer $32/375ml.
Score: 95 ★★★★★
Ageing: 2018 – 2020
Food: Chargrilled rib-eye with mashed potato and steamed greens
Stockists: Milton Vineyard (AU)