Château Tanunda Terroirs of Barossa Ebenezer District Shiraz 2016, Barossa Valley, AUD $49
Yalumba Patchwork Barossa Shiraz 2015, Barossa Valley, NZD $24.95
I recently finished a tasting of over 200 shirazes, which I strung out over nine tasting days. As always, there were many highlights.
Big, rich, buxom Barossa and McLaren Vale shiraz: they are better than ever these days.
Seppeltsfield Shiraz 2016, Barossa Valley, AUD $25
Despite changing fashions, plenty of red-wine enthusiasts still buy, cellar, drink and love older-generation Australia shirazes.
Z Wine Roman Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2016, Barossa Valley, AUD $35
Brave Souls The Able Seaman Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre 2016, Barossa Valley, AUD $28
St John’s Road The Resilient Grenache 2017, Barossa Valley, AUD $22
Grenache is the grape of the moment, at least in the warmer regions of South Australia.