2022 New Territories Shiraz Touriga


The Shiraz brings an exotic floral fragrance and the juicy expansive fruit palate. Touriga naçional being naturally high in tannin brings a firm but friendly structure and spice to the blend. A violet perfume lifted nose, juicy mulberry fruits with aniseed spice. The wine is fleshy, intriguing with plenty of spice complexity neatly wrapped in a blanket of tannin.

Whole berry fermentation was employed with both varieties to encourage the fleshy fruit-full palate. Gentle hand plunging twice daily allows for careful tannin extraction. The individual components spent 9 months in old French oak barriques in our underground cellar before blending and bottling.

Varietals: 70% Shiraz 30% Touriga Naçional

Region: Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia.

Vines: Shiraz sourced from our Salamenca block planted in 1995 and Touriga naçional sourced from a terraced block that sits above the Shiraz; planted in 1990 and 2013. When the 1990 Touriga naçional vines were planted, the land where it was grown was reclaimed from the encroaching bushland and dubbed the New Territories.

Cellaring: This wine has been made with the intention to be an early drinking style of wine; fragrant, vibrant and delicious in its youth. It will continue to evolve for some years under suitable cellaring conditions however this is not required. Please drink it and enjoy it!

Analysis: 13% Alc.

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SKU: 22YYNTST-750 Category: