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2019 Spinifex Miette Shiraz

Barossa Valley, SA

Great value Shiraz from a modern Barossa icon. Spiced red fruits, dried herbs and savoury woody spice flavours.

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$24.00

4.3
Rated 4.3 stars
4 Reviews
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About

About The Wine

If you're looking for a Barossa bargain, then look no further than the Miette Shiraz.

Miette is the entry level label of Spinifex - one of the country's most loved cult producers and one of the leading poster boys of the 'new Barossa'.  This is a more classic offering from the ever-creative winemaking hands of Peter Schell. .

Coming from a range of high quality, old vine Barossa and Eden Valley vineyards, this has all the classic dark, rich Barossa Shiraz flavours but wrapped in an elegant, more savoury 'Spinifexy' frame.

For an everyday-drinking Barossa Shiraz with a real stamp of class, this is a no-brainer.

About Spinifex

Spinifex are one of the 'New' Barossa's true pioneer producers.

Husband and wife team Peter Schell & Magali Gely have extensive experience in southern France, which proves the inspiration for their unique wines made from predominantly Rhone varietals.

Spinifex was on the front line of the new wave of Barossa producers. Peter's wines brought a new sensibility to the region, they were lower in alcohol, concentrated but elegant, and balanced to perfection.

He takes the art of blending into the realm of the virtuoso.

There are few wineries who deliver refinement and poise from the Barossa Valley like Spinifex.

Winemaker Peter Schell
Winemaker Peter Schell
Barossa Valley, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

Sourced from six vineyards nestled in the Barossa and Eden Valleys, the heartland of South Australia’s wine country. Hand harvested late in the season, the fruit was fermented in a selection of open top stainless steel and oak fermenters as a blend of both whole bunches (around 20%) and fully destemmed berries. Fermentations, undertaken by indigenous yeasts, took between 7 and 12 days and were macerated for between 10 and 14 days prior to pressing. Maturation was undertaken in a selection of seasoned French oak barriques, demi-muids and 2500 l vats on light lees for 20 months prior to blending and bottling.

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
ABV : 14.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Pete Schell
Winemaker Pete Schell
Barossa Valley, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

92Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"This is the self-described introduction to Spinifex wines, but don't think this is a bits-and-pieces blend of leftovers. Its bouquet is akin to that of a room with a log fire of several hours, but now quietly passing away. The red and black cherries join with satsuma plum on the palate, and a gently spicy finish." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

Customer Reviews
4.3
Rated 4.3 stars
Based on 4 reviews
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TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
Value for MoneyRated 4.3 on a scale of 1 to 5
4 reviews
  • AW
    Adrian W.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 stars
    7 months ago
    Will cellar

    Still young another 2/3 years we'll On the way to becoming another great wine from Spinifex

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • JN
    Josephine N.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    Rated 5 stars
    2 years ago
    Beware: Addictive!

    A lovely medium-bodied (at least it feels like it) wine with a long palate and plenty of fruit. Goes remarkably well with a good pizza. Great value for money!

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • CM
    Coralie M.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    Rated 4 stars
    2 years ago
    Barossa with a French twist

    Barossa with French experience=Cote du Rhone with added Oomph

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Alex M.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    Rated 3 stars
    3 years ago
    Decent for the price

    Good value easy drinking red, great for BBQ dishes shared with friends.

    TasteRated 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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