Paringa Peninsula Shiraz 2016

Paringa Estate Peninsula Shiraz 2017

Mornington Peninsula, Victoria   |    750ml   |    13.5%
The 2017 vintage at Paringa Estate marked owner and winemaker Lindsay McCall’s 30th vintage at this esteemed Mornington Peninsula winery. Those vintages represent one of the more remarkable stories in the Australian wine industry. The first plantings took place in 1985, following the purchase of a derelict orchard on Paringa Road. Today it stands as one of Australia's most respected wineries, with a reputation for outstanding cool-climate wines.

This 2017 Paringa Peninsula Shiraz is an outstanding example of Mornington Peninsula Shiraz; medium-bodied with ample black fruits, pepper and fine grained tannins. A small amount (5%) of Viognier is co-fermented with the Shiraz, which enhances the aromatics. This is a Mornington Peninsula Shiraz of impeccable balance, texture and understated power from this acclaimed producers.

Review of the 2016 vintage included below;

"97 Points. Absolutely classic Paringa, one of the best - if not the best - of the early starters, with full-on cool climate shiraz thrust. Likewise, classic blackberry, blood plum and licorice flavours are supported by fine tannins and subtle oak. Price when Tasted: $29.00 Date when Tasted: 01 Mar 2018 Alcohol: 14 % Drink By: 2046 Closure: Screwcap" - James Halliday, Halliday Wine Companion 2019.

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Only available for purchase in 6 bottle increments.
The first vineyard plantings at Paringa Estate took place in 1985, following the purchase of a derelict orchard on Paringa Road. During the first ten years, McCall remained a fulltime school teacher, making his first vintages in his garage.

Today Paringa Estate is one of the jewels of Victoria's Mornington Peninsula wine region, consistently making some of the nation's leading examples of Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Chardonnay. Paringa Estate was named 'Winery Of The Year' by James Halliday in his Australian Wine Companion 2007 Edition.

The current Paringa Estate winery was built in 1998, and houses an outstanding a la carte restaurant on the upper level. Paringa Estate owned/leased 55 acres (22 ha.) of vines and processed 220 tonnes of fruit which produced 16,000 cases of wine.
Mornington Peninsula
The bouquet of this wine shows spicy blackberry fruit along with the lifted floral Viognier aromatics. The palate has black fruits, black pepper and fine grained tannins. A medium bodied wine with texture and power but with a fineness that reflects its cool climate origin.- Paringa Estate.

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