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Berton Vineyards - The Black Shiraz 2018

Information

  • Country: Australia
  • Wine Region: South Australia
  • Wine Maker: James Ceccato
  • Grape: Shiraz/Syrah
  • Grape Percentage: Shiraz 94%, Durif 5%, Cabernet Sauvignon 1%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 14.5
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now
Duty/Vat Paid
JR: 16.5 (2015) JH: 86 (2013)

Wine tasting notes

An espresso of a wine! This wine is bursting with blackberry and plum aromas enhanced by toasty, oaky, vanilla notes. The palate is full flavoured and intense with blackberry, blueberry fruit and sweet spicy notes supported by ripe, dense tannins, giving the palate great structure and length.

Winery Information

Berton Vineyards

Established by Bob & Cherie Berton in May 1996 with 75 acres of land at 450m above sea level on gently rolling hills in a sub-region of Eden Valley in South Australia, Berton Vineyard has been one of Hallgarten Druitt's most important partners. The superb Reserve Shiraz and Reserve Chardonnay wines are still sourced from this plot. In 2007 Bob purchased the Yenda winery in the heart of the Riverina. This state of the art facility has the capacity to process 20,000 tonnes, and allows Berton.. read more

Expert Reviews

JancisRobinson.com (2015)16.5 pts

Tasted Aug 2016 - Rich blackberry and pepper spices, a pure and succulent Aussie Shiraz that delivers full-on flavour but doesn't get confected or overdone. There's a charming charred meat note and very subtle oak on the finish. Very smart indeed and VGV. (RH)

James Halliday (2013)86 pts

Deep, youthful purple-crimson; a few steps up from FoundStone, notably with the tannin structure under the black fruits; the finish may be hiding a few gains of residual sugar.