The Colonial Estate Explorateur Shiraz 2011

Product code: 14COL1B2011

The Explorateur Shiraz offers sweet aromas of blackberries, white pepper, liquorice and graphite. While full-bodied, powerful and rich, it also displays striking finesse and elegance from its aging in French Oak.

  • Country:Australia
  • Region:South Australia
  • Sub Region:Barossa Valley
  • Vintage:2011
  • ABV:15%
  • Residual sugar:2.0 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Shiraz

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 11

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How to say it

The Colonial Estate Exploratur Sheeraz

Product guide note

The Barossa region in South Australia is famous for making Shiraz. This powerful and full bodied wine has aromas of blackberry and liquorice with dark berry and white pepper flavours. It would be perfect match with rich red meat dishes.

Food match

Steaks, Slow cooked beef, Game

Production information

Producer: The Colonial Estate

The Colonial Estate is based in the Barossa Valley and merges a French winemaking approach to classic Aussie fruit. Founded in 2002, the Estate started by buying small blocks of vineyards in the northern ‘arc’ of the Barossa, focusing on 120 year-old dry-grown vines that have never suffered from Phylloxera.

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Production note

Aged in new and old French oak hogheads for 12 months.

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