Less is More with Turkey Flat 2012 Shiraz: Tasting Note

Typically at the more restrained end of the Barossa spectrum, this Turkey Flat Shiraz doesn’t disappoint.

Turkey Flat Shiraz

Turkey Flat Shiraz

From the fantastic 2012 vintage, and partially sourced from some of the worlds oldest Shiraz vineyards, planted in 1847 in Bethany (second only to Langmeil’s Freedom Shiraz planted in 1843).  This is sensational value, even at double the price.

It is packed with delightful perfume of ripe dark berries and dark plums, hints of the typical Turkey Flat liquorice/fennel seed.  Subtle spicy French oak in the background.

On the palate the Turkey Flat Shiraz has great depth of flavour without the over-powering ‘Barossa-shiraz-iness’.  Its pretty much full bodied, with an elegant sophistication. Its full of ripe dark fruit, supported by subtle cedary oak.  Tannins are apparent, but all in balance with the fruit.  A classic wine which will reward cellaring for up to 15 years.

RRP $45
Alc 14.5%
Region: Barossa
Sample: Provided by producer

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