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3 x Chapel Hill "The Parson" Shiraz SAVE 40%! Zoom

3 x Chapel Hill "The Parson" Shiraz SAVE 40%!

2018 | Australia | South Australia | McLaren Vale 750 ml | 14.00 %
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Plum
  • Pepper (cracked)
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Its also
  • Ecological
  • 90+
¥350
¥585
  • Product details

    Description
    The Parson Shiraz is the perfect gateway to McLaren Vale Shiraz and it’s evocative array of fruit flavours and textures. This wine displays generous aromas of mulberries, dusted with exotic Indian spices. The luscious palate is brimming with both Aniseed and Satsuma plum flavours that seamlessly integrate into the persistent mouth coating tannins.
     

    About the winery
    Chapel Hill Winery in McLaren Vale was built on the site of the Seaview Chapel and school house. The 1865 ironstone Chapel still proudly stands today and is an integral feature of the tasting room. Planting of the vineyard commenced in 1972 and the first vintage was in 1975. Perched on the edge of the spectacular Onkaparinga Gorge, shallow rocky soils are a feature with sweeping views back over McLaren Vale and Gulf St Vincent.

    McLaren Vale is 42 kilometres south of Adelaide, capital of South Australia. The first grapevines were planted here in 1838 as it was seen as an ideal grape-growing location – nestled between rolling hills and 63 kilometres of picturesque, pristine coastline. The Mediterranean climate, ancient landscape (diverse soils dating back 550 million years) and micro-climates provide unique winemaking opportunities. McLaren Vale’s natural beauty, food, wine and art culture make it one of Australia’s finest tourism regions.

     

     

     

    Variety Description

    Syrah

    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 flavour 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 flavours 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

    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 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.