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Hentley Farm "The Marl" Shiraz Buy 2 Get 1 FREE

2017 | Australia | Barossa Valley 750 ml
  • Tastes like
  • Cherry
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Cheese
  • Its also
  • 90+
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    Crowned 2015 Australian Winery of the Year by leading wine-critic James Halliday, Hentley Farm was founded by Keith Hentschke, from one of Australia's most famous wine families. They are a boutique, single estate that focus on producing premium quality single-estate and single-block wines reflective of their exceptional Barossa terroir.
    Hentley Farm are regarded as one of the very best wineries in Australia’s famous Barossa Valley, and were crowned 2015 Australian Winery of the Year by leading wine-critic James Halliday.

    This Shiraz has dried cherry and boysenberry, aniseed, seasoned with dried herb and a little spice. Medium to full bodied, fresh and juicy, with subtle bitterness tempering the sweet ripe fruit.

    Rated 93/100 by James Halliday.  


    Variety Description


    Syrah (also known as Shiraz) is a dark-skinned grape variety grown throughout the world and used primarily to produce red wine. The style and flavor profile of wines made from Syrah is influenced by the climate where the grapes are grown with moderate climates (such as the northern Rhone Valley) tending to produce medium to full-bodied wines with medium to high levels of tannins and flavors of blackberry, mint and black pepper notes. In hot climates (such as the Barossa Valley of Australia), Syrah is more consistently full-bodied with softer tannin, jammier fruit and spice notes of liquorice, anise and earthy leather. In many regions the acidity and tannin levels of Syrah allows to have favorable aging potential

    Country Description


    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 famus wine areas include Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley and Margret River.

    Region Description

    South Australia

    The South Australian wine industry is responsible for more than half the production of all Australian wine. South Australia has a vast diversity in geography and climate which allows the state to be able to produce a range of grape varieties-from the cool climate Riesling variety in the Clare Valley to the big, full bodied Shiraz wines of the Barossa Valley. Some of Australia's best-known wines like Penfolds Grange, Jacob's Creek, Yalumba and Henschke Hill of Grace are produced here, as well as many of Australia's mass-produced box wines.