Flametree

2018 Shiraz

£16.80 per bottle

£17.85 per bottle

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This is the second year using a portion of sun-dried stems, 20-30% whole bunch and some whole berries in the ferments; the idea was to get some additional perfume, structure and complexity into our Shiraz wines. More medium bodied than previous vintages, Pinot-like winemaking techniques have given us a very different style of Shiraz than past vintages. The whole bunch and sun-dried stem parcels were all wild fermented at cooler temperatures than previous vintages. This partial carbonic maceration introduces a vibrant, spicy red fruit component to the blend. After pressing, the batches were inoculated for MLF and then transferred into used French oak puncheons. After 9 months in oak the batches were blended and then bottled.

A more perfumed and lighter style with greater emphasis on elegance rather than power. The use of soft extraction techniques, cooler ferment temperatures and open fermenters has resulted in a wine with great perfume, dark fruit flavours and fine tannin structure. The palate has plenty of cherries, plums, scorched earth, liquorice and spice. The introduction of more stems and a larger percentage of wild ferment has given the wine greater complexity and added texture. Enjoy now or anytime over the next 5-10 years.

Facts about 2018 Shiraz

Winery

Code
9340811000327

What does this wine taste like?

This wine features Black fruit, Red fruit & Oaky notes.
 LightBold 
 SmoothTannic 
 DrySweet 
 SoftAcidic 

More Information About The Flametree Winery

2018 Flametree Shiraz
   7 wines currently available at The Vineking
   
Located in Margaret River · Australia

On the picturesque shores of Geographe Bay halfway between Busselton and Dunsborough, Western Australia’s Flametree Winery is located at the gateway to the Margaret River wine region.

The vision here is to produce wines of excellent character and uncompromising quality, and this is reflected in the......

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