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2015 Yelland & Papps Second Take Shiraz

Region:Barossa Valley (Dorrien) , SA

Style:Full Bodied

Producer:Yelland and Papps

Quick Overview

A unique, funky, “almost pretty” small batch Barossa Shiraz from one of the region’s most innovative producers.


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About

As Yelland and Papps owners Michael and Susan Papps describe this wine themselves, “It’s Barossa Shiraz, but not as you know it.”

The Y&P ‘Second Take’ range is all about innovation - both through exploring new varieties and re-inventing the classics. This is (obviously) the latter, and it’s a really exciting, edgy version of Barossa Shiraz.

It comes from 85-year-old vines and receives the usual careful hand-made treatment, with 50% whole bunches adding loads of interest and spicy, earthy complexity.

Michael reckons you could throw it in the fridge for half an hour - unusual for Shiraz - and I reckon he’s right!

It’s fresh, it’s fruit-forward, it’s funky and just good fun. Tiny volumes made, and if you want to see a different side of Barossa Shiraz then this is absolutely worth a try.

What It Tastes Like

“Sappy mezcal aromatics, grilled meat with black pepper, cherries and red fruits, sweet cinnamon laced oak. Medium bodied, vibrant and spicy, with some floral mouth-perfume, light rasp of tannin, almost a pretty expression of Barossa Shiraz here, with a crisp finish of excellent length. Complex, but easy to drink.” - Gary Walsh

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Y&P owner/winemakers Susan Yelland & Michael Papps