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Yarra Yering Dry Red No.2 2016

Yarra Yering Dry Red No.2

Yarra Yering Dry Red No.2 2016
Region: 
Yarra Valley
Country: 
Australia
$115.00$105.00
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  • 95% Shiraz, 2% Viognier, 2% Mataro, 1% Marsanne
  • A wine destined for long aging capability¬†
  • 50yr old Shiraz Vines

Notes

Fruit was hand-picked, bunch sorted and destemmed directly to the Yarra Yering half-tonne open-fermenters. As much whole berry as possible is retained to encourage perfume. Some stalks were added back to some of the fermenters in order to contribute structure and aroma. Some fermenters added frozen Viognier skins to the bottom, some with Marsanne skins. The wine was aged for 12 months in French oak barriques, 30% new before blending and bottling.

Critics Comment

James Halliday
97

Fragrance and headiness, this wine exudes intense perfume, mixed berry fruits, floral notes and spice. The addition of Mataro and co-fermentation with white grapes Viognier and Marsanne intensify the Shiraz character while providing complexity, richness and generosity.

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