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Oakridge "Local Vineyard Series" Shiraz Zoom

Oakridge "Local Vineyard Series" Shiraz

2016 | Australia | Victoria | Yarra Valley 750 ml | 14.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Cherry
  • Pepper (cracked)
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Its also
  • 90+
¥340
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    Description

    Established in 1978, Oakridge were one of the pioneer wineries in the Yarra Valley, near Melbourne in Australia. They have have won many awards around the world, and their winemaker David Bicknall was named Australian Winemaker of the Year in 2017 by Gourmet Traveller magazine.
    The Local Vineyard Series wines are handpicked, single-vineyard wines from some of the best sites in the Yarra Valley. The 2016 Shiraz is classic cool-climate Australian Shiraz, with a floral and peppery note, vivid red fruits, plus well-extracted fresh raspberry and white cherries.
    Gold Medal Winner rated 94/100 by James Suckling.

    Variety Description

    Pinot Noir

    Pinot Noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France. When young, wines made from Pinot Noir tend to have red fruit aromas of cherries, raspberries and strawberries. As the wines age, Pinots have the potential to develop vegetal and "barnyard" aromas that can contribute to the complexity of the wine.

    Country Description

    Australia

    Wine is produced in every state, with more than 60 designated wine regions however Australia's wine regions are mainly in the southern, cooler parts of the country, with vineyards located in South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland. The major grape varieties are predominantly Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Semillon, Pinot noir, Riesling, and Sauvignon blanc. Some of the more famous wine areas include Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley and Margaret River.

    Region Description

    Victoria

    Victoria is located in south east Australia. With over 600 wineries, Victoria has more wine producers than any other Australian wine-producing state but ranks third in overall wine production due to the lack of a mass bulk wine-producing area like South Australia's Riverland and New South Wales's Riverina. Winemaking is spread out across the state and features premier wine regions such as Heathcote, Rutherglen and the Yarra Valley. Single varietal wines produced in the region include the Australian mainstays of Shiraz and Chardonnay as well as the more obscure Viognier, Pinot noir, Graciano and Tannat. The style of wine ranges from full body red wine to Madeira-like fortified wines such as Liqueur Muscat.