Teralto & Charpoutier Shiraz Malakoff 2008


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This majestic Shiraz comes from the spectacular Malakoff estate, low-yielding (less than 1 ton per acre), high-concentration vineyard site in Central Victoria. Gone is the over-ripe, alcoholic in-your-face style of so many Australian Shiraz wines. In its place is a medium bodied wine wrapped in a silky texture that is a revelation of what Australian Shiraz can be when made by one of the great winemakers of Syrah. This variety has been interpreted by two renowned wine families; Rhône master Michel Chapoutier together with wine authority and Napa Valley vintner Anthony Terlato. The soil profile of the Malakoff vineyard is remarkably similar to that of France’s northern Rhône Valley and the climate is ideal for growing superior quality Shiraz.