Category Archives: Sparkling Shiraz

2009 Teusner MC Sparkling Shiraz

If you’re looking for a Sparkling Shiraz with overt aged complexity, particularly of the mushroom variety, then this isn’t the wine for you. At least not yet. I’d love to see what it might serve up in another five to ten … Continue reading

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2006 Seppelt Original Sparkling Shiraz

Victoria 13.5% Cork $20 I’ve found myself getting back into Sparkling Reds in a big way of late. Particularly the drier, less porty styles. Seppelt’s introductory offering provides superb value, drinkablity and a dry-ish finish. The complexity of a Joseph … Continue reading

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2006 Quarry Hill Spakling Shiraz

Canberra 14.5% Zork $20? Source: Sample I got rather excited when I was tasting this. I was even more excited when I heard that it is likely to be around the $20 mark when it is released. Simply put, it’s … Continue reading

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Karra Yerta Sparkling Shiraz NV

Barossa 14.5% Crown Seal $35 Source- Sample This wine now has a beautiful new label and may I say it deserves it too. Cherried and nutty it had me thinking of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks for some reason. The oak … Continue reading

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Flaxman NV Sparkling Barossa Shiraz

Barossa 14.5% Crown Seal $35 I actually don’t drink a lot of Sparkling Shiraz, although I admire the concept. It’s often a touch too sweet and lacking the focus I really seek in a red wine, still or otherwise. I’m … Continue reading

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