Howard Park Leston Shiraz 2009

Product code: 14HOW9B2009

A rich, concentrated vintage of a Bibendum favourite; deep violet, raspberry and blackberry fruit flavours and spicy oak on the finish. Ripe tannins and a lush, velvet texture complete the picture.

  • Country:Australia
  • Region:Western Australia
  • Sub Region:Margaret River
  • Vintage:2009
  • ABV:14%
  • Residual sugar:0.3 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Shiraz
  • Closure:Screwcap

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Howard Park Leston Sheeraz

Product guide note

This wine is from the excellent Howard Park of Margaret River in Western Australia. The Shiraz grapes are grown in the ‘Leston’ vineyard (named after the owner’s Jeff Burch’s father). With minimal intervention these vineyards produce grapes of superb concentration. The result is a wine with rich flavours of raspberry and blackberry fruit, delicious spicy oak and a velvety texture.

Production information

Producer: Howard Park

Howard Park is the largest family owned Boutique winery in Western Australia and is still a family affair, with the whole family involved in winemaking. They produce wines of subtlety, character and balance, with an uncompromising commitment to quality.

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Production note

The majority of vineyard batches are cool fermented in stainless steel tanks to maintain their regional character and delicate fruit flavours. Select batches are handpicked, whole fruit pressed and barrel fermented in oak to add complexity, texture and flavours to the wine.

  • Vegetarian Yes

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