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Yellow Tail Shiraz

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Australia
South Eastern Australia
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Regional Varietals:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Merlot
Regional Wineries:
Black Opal
Lindeman's
Rosemount Estate

Yellow Tail Shiraz 750ML    
Sku: 20247

Almost a third of the grapes used for yellow tail are grown right in the Casella family's own vineyards–almost 540 acres of vines in the Riverina region of Australia. Following the great Australian wine-making tradition, Casella also sources fruit from other superb growing areas throughout South Eastern Australia.

Tasting notes
Impressive spice, licorice and red berry aromas. This wine is perfectly balanced with silky tannins, accompanied by big, ripe fruit flavors.

Other text
The fruit is allowed to ripen to between 13 to 14 Baume in order to allow maximum fruit richness and flavour whilst giving a deep purple hue to the colour. The juice is fermented on skins for up to 3 weeks allowing soft tannins to be formed into the rich and soft palate seen in many great Australian Shiraz`. The fermented wine is then drained and the skins pressed into a new vessel to allow a natural malolactic fermentation occur, giving a further softening and palate rounding to this rich variety. After settling, a portion of the volume is transferred to oak and allowed to mature for 6 months before blending back into the original wine, adding complexity and texture to the fruit driven palate. This wine is then chilled, clarified and bottled on the Estate to ensure maximum quality control in the final product.

Food pairing
A perfect accompaniment to this wine would be Rich rare char-grilled beef and asparagus or a rich confit de canard to bring out its juicy palate.

Country: Australia
Region: South Eastern Australia
Grape Varietal: Syrah
Type: Still wine
 
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