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2016 Nick O'Leary Shiraz

Canberra District, NSW

One of the standard bearers for Canberra District Shiraz over the last few years.

HIGH SCORE

$30.00

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About

About The Wine

This has been the most successful wine for Nick over the past couple of vintages. For two years running it was named as the NSW Wine of the Year at the NSW Wine Industry Awards.

It's the first time that any wine has won the award in consecutive vintages, no mean feat. It's easy to see why this wine does so well.

It shows beautifully as a young red, full of volume and character. The 2016 produced a brighter style of Shiraz for Nick, with all the weight and beautiful texture that Canberra Shiraz is known for.

Unfortunately, due to small production and very high demand, there's not much to go around so get in quick if you would like to see what the fuss is about.

About Nick O'Leary

Nick O’Leary is one of the rising stars of the Canberra wine district.

With a little over a decade’s worth of experience in the industry, this superstar is absolutely cleaning up at some of the biggest wine shows in the country.

Nick focuses on Riesling and Shiraz, making great modern styles from great vineyards around the Canberra District.

Nick will be a pace setter for the region for many years to come.

Winemaker Nick O
Winemaker Nick O'Leary
Photo: Canberra Times
Additional Info

From The Producer

An elegant fragrance of red-fruits, dusted spice and lifted white pepper. The palate brims with dark berry fruits and delivers a silky textured mouth feel which finishes with long fine tannins. This wine has been made in minimum quantities.  So get in quick!

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
ABV : 13.50%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2031
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

95Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"From five vineyards in the Canberra District, 65% whole berries, 35% whole bunches, 7 days cold soak, open-fermented, part with extended post-ferment maceration, matured for 12 months in French oak (35% new). Good colour, clarity and depth; an attractive medium-bodied shiraz that starts ticking all the boxes from the first whiff and sip. The flavours are tilted towards plum and dark cherry, the mouthfeel provided by the freshness of moderate alcohol and supple tannins." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order of $99 or more, or just $10 for any orders less than $99. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mixed pack! In Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Byron Bay we deliver with our own vans. All other areas are serviced by Australia Post.

Sydney Metro orders in the Pink Zone will be delivered the next day 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Orders in the Blue Zone will be delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays. Everything outside these zones will be delivered by Australia Post.

Melbourne Metro orders are picked up at 12pm from our Sydney warehouse every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and delivered the following day in Melbourne (Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri). Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Melbourne Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Brisbane Metro orders are picked up from our Sydney warehouse every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 12pm and delivered on Thursday or Friday. Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Brisbane Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Australia Wide Deliveries To the rest of Australia we use Australia Post. The Australia Post Collection Truck picks up orders from our Sydney warehouse every weekday at midday. If your order is placed before 12pm we’ll get it on the truck that day. Delivery times vary considerably with Australia Post and unfortunately there is no Express Delivery Option for wine (because it is fragile and heavy). PLEASE NOTE that we are currently seeing significant delays in the Australia Post delivery network. Strict government health and safety requirements and very high parcel volumes are causing significant backlogs at the main NSW and VIC sorting facilities. Orders are still arriving safe and sound but you may notice slower delivery times and less frequent scanning updates than usual.

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Our Heat Policy can be viewed here. If you would like us to hold dispatch of your order for milder weather please leave instructions to do so in the 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box found on the cart page before the final checkout. We are happy to hold it for as long as you like. All orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape.

Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

For any other shipping related inquiries, please see our helpful FAQ, email us at hello@differentdrop.com or call us on 1300 668 385..

FaQs

Do I have to order in dozens? No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts? No, our pricing is designed to be the best in market already - no marking up and then discounting down! For very large orders (weddings, etc) we are open to negotiating though. Just give us a call.

Do we price match? Yes, within reason. Everyday low & consistent pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll consider matching it. We'll even retrospectively issue you store credit if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on. Our price match policy can be seen here.

Can coupons and discounts be stacked? No, only one discount or coupon can be applied to an order at once.

I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me? This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

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Can I special order a wine you do not sell? If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

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