2017 Calyx Wine Shiraz For Seasides

McLaren Vale, SA & Pyrenees, VIC

Ultra light, bright and delicious Shiraz from a talented young McLaren Vale winemaker.


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I wanted to make a smashable, acid-driven red wine in the style of Beaujolais, away from the old syrupy style of Shiraz.

Yuri Zinenko, winemaker

About The Wine

This is the debut release of Shiraz from ex-retailer-turned-winemaker, Yuri Zinenko.

He's combined the best of two Shiraz worlds here - the silkiness from McLaren Vale Shiraz with the spice and lifted aromatics of Shiraz from the Pyrenees region.

This was fermented as whole berries for three weeks the sent to old oak barrels with some Chardonnay lees. The wine is highly perfumed, crisp and delicious.

A great first release from this new act on the scene.

Additional Info

From The Producer

Light bright bunchy Shiraz. Tart berries held together with ripe stem grip, rounded out by its short stint in wood

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
Closure : DIAM Cork
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Red and blue fruits, some spice and aniseed. Lift of purple flowers and a fine line of acidity through the core of the wine keeps it fresh and moreish. So smooth, so easy to drink. Plenty of spice. Soft, savoury tannins. Spot on release here. This is great drinking. - Different Drop Wine Team


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