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Deakin Estate Shiraz
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Style: Rich, smooth, juicy
Taste: Ripe red berries, plum, hints of vanilla and spice
Drink with: Barbecued meats, pasta, beef stir fry
WINEMAKER
Frank Newman

REGION
Murray Darling

HARVEST
Mid March
GRAPE VARIETY
Shiraz

ANALYTICAL DETAILS
Alcohol: 13.5%
pH: 3.54
Acidity: 5.6 g/L

Awards


2016
» Bronze - 2017 Japan Wine Challenge
» Commended - 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards (UK)

2015
» Silver - 2017 Sakura Wine Awards (Japan)
» Bronze - 2015 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition

2014
» Bronze - 2015 Decanter World Wine Awards
» Bronze - 2014 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition
» Bronze - 2014 Royal Hobart International Wine Show
» Commended - 2015 International Wine Challenge

2013
» Bronze Medal, 2014 Decanter Asia World Wine Awards
» Bronze Medal, 2014 International Wine & Spirit Competition
» Bronze, 2014 Japan Wine Challenge
» Bronze, 2013 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition.
» Bronze, 2014 Sydney Royal Wine Show
» Commended, Decanter World Wine Awards 2014
» Commended, 2014 International Wine Challenge

2012
» Bronze, 2013 International Wine & Spirit Competition
» Bronze, 2013 Japan Wine Challenge
» Bronze, 2012 Wrest Point Royal Hobart Wine Show
» Commended, 2013 International Wine Challenge
» Commended, 2013 Decanter Asia Wine Awards

2010
» Bronze, 2012 International Wine & Spirits Competition
» Bronze, 2012 Japan Wine Challenge
» Commended Medal, 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards

2008
» Silver, Riverina Wine Show 2009
» Bronze, Class 18a, New Zealand International Wine Show

2007
» Silver, Cellars of the World International, Canada 2009

2006
» Bronze - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2008

Press Reviews for Shiraz:


2016
Ray Jordan, West Australian, 31 August 2017

James Halliday, Halliday Wine Companion 2018, 3 August 2017

Mike Frost, Courier Mail, 7 July 2017

Peter Chapman, Chronicle and Daily Mercury, 5 July 2017

2015
Mike Frost, Courier Mail, 26 February 2016

Peter Chapman, Coffs Harbour Advocate, 10 February 2016

Regan Drew, Daily Mercury, Toowoomba Chronicle, Sunshine Coast Daily, 30 January 2016

Winsor Dobbin, Sunday Examiner, 3 January 2016

2014
WInestate, 1 October 2016,

Jeremy Oliver, The Australian Wine Annual 2016

2013
Wow
Campbell Mattinson, Wine Companion, 01 September, 2014

Ballarat Courier, 16 August 2014

Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine, 1 September 2014

Ross Noble, Mount Barker Courier, 6 August 2014

James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2015, 30 July 2014

Ben Thomas, The Weekly Review, 12 June 2014

Gord Stimmell, www.thestar.com, 08 May 2014

Campbell Mattinson, Winefront, 18 March 2014

2012
Jeremy Oliver, Wine Annual 2014

Have-a-Go News Perth, 1 July 2013

James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2014, 26 July 2013

Ralph Kyte-Powell, The Age, 2 July 2013

June 2013, National Liquor News

Ben Thomas, 13 June 2013, The Weekly Review

2010
, www.gourmettraveller.com.au

Gord Stimmell - 28 December 2012, www.thestar.com

Andrew Graham, National Liquor News, August 2012

Daryl Fisher, National Liquor News, August 2012

James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2013

Ray Jordan, The Weekend West - Perth, 28/07/2012

Peter Forestal, Gourmet Traveller Wine Jun/Jul 2012

Ian MacTavish, Better Homes & Gardens, June 2012

Peter Forrestal, Money Mangazine, 1st May 2012

Chris Shanahan, Canberra Times, 28th March 2012

John Lewis, Newcastle Herald, 10th March 2012

Jeff Collerson, Sydney Daily Telegraph, 3rd March 2012

Ralph Kyte-Powell, The Age, Epicure. 21st February 2012

James Halliday, The Weekend Australian Magazine, Wine Issue. 19-20th November 2011.

2009
Gord Stimmell, Toronto Star, 27th April 2011

Nick Stock, Wine Business Monthly, March 2011

James Halliday, Wine Companion newsletter, 13th October 2010

Jeremy Oliver, Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine, 1st November 2010

Drinks Trade Online magazine, August 2010

Ben Thomas, The Weekly Review, 26th July 2010

Winsor Dobbin, Sauce, Hobart. June 23-July 5 2010