WOLF BLASS PRIVATE RELEASE SHIRAZ
THIS MEDIUM BODIED, APPROACHABLE SHIRAZ
HAS AN AROMATIC LIFT OF BRIGHT RED CHERRY
AND PLUM FRUITS WITH SUBTLE HINTS OF SPICE.
THE PALATE IS SMOOTH AND VELVETY, RICH IN
JUICY BERRY FRUIT FLAVOURS AND ROUNDED OFF
WITH A SOFT, PLUSH FINISH.
Wolf Blass Wines, established in 1966, has grown from a humble tin shed to
become one of the world’s most successful and awarded wineries. Today, Wolf
Blass wines are exported to more than 50 countries and are recognised
internationally as icons of modern winemaking. The essence of Wolf Blass wines is
exemplified through the passion of its custodians, past and present as they
continue to create wines of quality, character and consistency.
The Private Release range was born of our founder Wolfgang Blass AM’s
philosophy to create eminently drinkable wines, making them the perfect
accompaniment to any meal.
VINEYARD REGION: South Eastern Australia
VINTAGE CONDITIONS : A very warm spring affected fruit set and slightly
reduced yields, however the vines adapted well.
Heavy rains and some hail in January caused little
damage, and the following cool, dry February
weather, and warm conditions in early March, created
ideal conditions for steady, even ripening, which led to
an exceptional vintage despite early challenges.
GRAPE VARIETY : Shiraz
MATURATION : Matured without oak to retain the fresh fruit flavours.
WINE ANALYSIS :
Acidity: 6.3 g/L
Residual sugar: 3.0 g/L
Best enjoyed in its youth, however will continue to
develop with careful short term cellaring.
Great with chargrilled pepper steak with sweet potato
mash, or chorizo and red onion pizza.
COLOUR : Vibrant purple.
NOSE : An aromatic lift of bright red cherry
and plum fruits with hints of subtle
PALATE : A medium bodied, smooth velvety palate rich in juicy berry fruit
flavours and rounded off with a soft,