2018 Yelland & Papps Second Take Shiraz

Highly Rated
A superb small-batch Barossa Shiraz with 96 points awarded from James Halliday.

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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 suggests chilling it down for about 30 mins before consuming.

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.

Deep dark bright red in colour. On first glance you get a stunning aroma of herbaciousness, red fruits and sweet fresh raspberry. The nose is pretty, seductive and has a lively freshness that is expressive.

The palate gives this soft, smooth and freshness all over, similar to cool climate, with soft silky and subtle tannins, the herbaciousness comes though on the palate leaving you feeling like more.

96 Points - "Hand-picked, whole bunches wild-fermented, matured in French oak (15% new) for 10 months. Old world techniques say Yelland & Papps, but I think they are well and truly embodied in Australia as a primary option. This wine has delicious flavour and mouthfeel that can quickly mesmerise the unwary. Totally delicious." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

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