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2018 Coriole Lloyd Reserve Shiraz

Multiregional South AustraliaRedAustralianHighly RecommendPrivate Cellar

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Lloyd Reserve Shiraz is produced from a single vineyard at Coriole that was planted in 1919 - with the first wine released in 1989. The soil and roots are extremely deep and generally no irrigation is required. The wine is matured in French oak for approximately 18 months and then receives 18+ months in bottle before release.

Region - Multiregional South Australia

Type - Red

Year - 2018

Winery - South Australian Treasures

Grape - Shiraz/Syrah

Volume - Standard - 750ml

About the wine

Tasting notes

A beautifully dense and savoury vintage of Lloyd Shiraz showing mulberry, blackberry, sweet spice and soy. A plush and full entry that continues with unfurling layers of tannin. The tannins are fine and long giving great persistence and presence. The palate is full bodied but elegant with some dark floral notes, berries and a subtle ferrous note and will reward those with patience over the next 10-15 years.

Wine descriptors

Big and Rich, Captivating and Complex, For the Cellar, Smooth and Seductive, Something Special

Fruit aromas & flavour

Dark Berries, Plum

Other aromas & flavour

Chocolate, Earth, Meaty, Minerality, Oak, Pepper, Spices

Body type

full

Acidity

medium

Food pairings

Pork

Cheese

Pizza

Fish

Red Meat

Pasta

BBQ

Vegetables

Poultry

Shellfish

Oysters

Spicy Foods

Cured Meats

Desserts

The Grape

Shiraz or Syrah

Shiraz, or Syrah, is one of the most loved, rich and powerful red wine varieties made famous for its mineral and structured expressions from the Rhône in France and the rich and decadent fruity expressions from the Barossa Valley in Australia. Full bodied, rich in antioxidants and generously fruity, Shiraz sits proudly on the table for those that like their wine big and bold. Think violets, blackberries, plum, chocolate, pepper, black olive, liquorice, rosemary, tobacco and spice...i'm thirsty already!