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Connexion Oenophilia represents fine wines produced by exceptional estates, many of them family-owned.  All are committed to producing wines of superb quality.

 

Margan Family

Margan Wines Shiraz

Hunter Valley :: Australia

http://www.margan.com.au/

Estate::

Margan Wines owns over 320 acres of vineyards and a state-of-the-art winery. The estate is located in the Broke Fordwich area (down Hunter Valley).

Grape varieties::

100% Shiraz

Vinification::

This Shiraz was fermented under relatively cool conditions with a structured aeration program, allowing for full fruit expression without over-extraction of tannins.

ageing::

Ages to 4 & 5 year old French oak hogsheads for a period of eighteen months to allow it to soften and mature.

appearance::

Dark plum in colour this wine is displaying ripe berries.

nose::

Hints of black pepper and regional earthiness typical of Hunter Valley Shiraz.

taste::

Palate length is enhanced with subtle integration of new oak which adds complexity and depth to the wine.

Food pairing::

Slow braised lamb shoulder with baby spinach, peperonata & eggplant caviar.

Ratings::

5 Star Winery James Halliday Wine Companion 2009-2018. Although drinking well now, the firm tannin structure will ensure this Shiraz will develop furthre over the next 7 - 10 years.

 

% alc./vol. ::

13.5