Vintage
2016
Brand
Reserve
Title
Shiraz
Description

The 2016 Yering Station Reserve Shiraz is the first release of this iconic wine that is 100% Shiraz, sourced entirely from our Carr Vineyard in the Coldstream region of the Yarra Valley. Typical to style, this Reserve has savoury spice, ripe fruit and a luscious core. Its silky texture and ever-present length prevail.

Presented in a beautiful gift box this is a wine that will make an impression.

Our aim with our Reserves is always to craft exceptional wines in the most exceptional years. The 2016 vintage was unique and extremely challenging. As a result, we had to make the hard call not to release a Reserve Chardonnay or Pinot Noir, and only a very limited production of Reserve Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon.

$ 120.00 retail price per bottle
quantity bottle(s)
$ 120.00 total + shipping

Viticulture

Varietal
Shiraz
Vintage
2016
Region
Yarra Valley
DATE OF HARVEST
Mid March 2016
VINE AGE
20 years
YIELD
2.4 tonnes/acre
METHOD
Handpicked
CLONE
PT23/BVRC12/Best
SOIL TYPE
Duplex clay/loam
CULTIVATION PRACTICES
VSP

A warmer than average Spring meant flowering and early vine growth took place simultaneously for most varieties. We had to wait for ripeness, resulting in full flavour occurring at slightly higher sugar levels.

This is the first Yering Station Reserve Shiraz that is 100% Shiraz. This 100% single vineyard release comes from our Carr vineyard in the Coldstream region of the Yarra Valley.

Tasting Notes

Colour
Jazzberry jam.
Nose
Savoury spices compliment the dark plum and mulberry fruit. A subtle hint of French oak.
Palate
An immediate impact of intense blackberry and plum fruit. Typical of our Reserves is the juicy centre balanced with fine grain oak tannins. Rich and complex, the structure, length and persistence will provide longevity.

Winemaking

Alcohol
14.5%
Bottle size
750 mL
FERMENTATION METHOD
5 tonne open fermenters,
hand plunged twice daily
FERMENTATION TIME
10 days
BARREL ORIGIN
French 225 Litres
TIME IN BARREL
22Months
MLF
100%
AGE OF BARREL
34% new, 66% 1-4 years
YEAST TYPE
Wet Cultured Rhone
SKIN CONTACT TIME
10 days
RESIDUAL SUGAR
0.27g/L

Attachments

Attachment:
2016 Tasting Notes

Professional Reviews

Reviewer
Peter Bourne
Publication
Gourmet Traveller Wine
Review
In 2016, winemaker Willy Lunn eschewed viognier in the Reserve blend to focus on pure shiraz from the Carr vineyard in the Coldstream district. Open fermented and then aged for 22 months in French barriques with on-third new. Dark plum and wild blackberry greet the nose with mocha, aniseed and cardamom pod in the background. Intense, fleshy palate with a raft of slinky tannins to complete the (perfect) picture.
Vintage
2016
Brand
Reserve
Title
Shiraz
$ 120.00 retail price per bottle
quantity bottle(s)
$ 120.00 total + shipping

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