2023 Stargazer Kura Shiraz Pinot Noir

Stargazer |Tasmania |Shiraz Blends
A gorgeous debut release of a Shiraz/Pinot Noir blend from Sam Connew. Tasmanian elegance with a tip of the cap to Hunter Valley heritage.

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A new wine from the hands of Sam Connew!

The Kura is an elegant, spicy Tasmanian blend of Pinot Noir & Syrah from two vineyards; one in Tamar Valley and the other in the Coal River Valley.

The fruit was all picked on the same day, with the Shiraz fully destemmed and the Pinot Noir left as whole bunches to ferment. As Sam would have no doubt seen during her time making wine in the Hunter Valley, medium-weight red wines blended from these two varieties can produce extraordinary wines.

The spice, the floral lift from the Pinot Noir, the sumptuous shapely tannin from the Shiraz - it all just works a treat. What a great new addition to the Stargazer range!

Aromatic and spicy on the nose, with plenty of roasted blueberries and dried cherries, as well as some lifted violet floral notes. Chinese five spice and Sichuan pepper follows through on the palate which features fine feathery tannins in combination with plenty of generous fruit, finishing with trademark Tasmanian bright freshness.


Stargazer is the pint-sized Tasmanian passion project of the talented Samantha Connew. Sam is one of the country's most respected wine judges and a greatly influential voice in the Australian wine industry. Stargazer is her one-woman show, focused around Sam's small, beautiful vineyard works in the Coal River Valley.

She only makes tiny parcels of a few wines. Riesling (and Riesling Blends), Chardonnay & Pinot Noir are her chosen varieties. The quality is outstanding across each and every wine and they rightfully sell out in next to no time each year.

The Stargazer range is a set of beautiful, ethereal representations of the Apple Isle.

Samantha Connew in her Vineyard Discover Stargazer

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