2014 Knappstein Clare Valley Shiraz Clare Valley Shiraz
The Clare Valley is capable of producing some of the country’s best examples of Shiraz and here we’ve found a wine that hits the vinous G spot. G stands for gluggable and what a delicious example of regional Shiraz this is. Raspberry and plum backed up by heightened spice on the nose before a textured palate of redcurrant and rhubarb as well as trademark chocolate flavours. French oak lends elegance while fine-grained tannins make it poised and nicely structured.
The 2014 Knappstein Shiraz displays typical Clare Valley style and texture. Spicy highlights with red and black cherry aromatics lead into an energetic palate with flavours of spice red fruits and blackberries supported by a savoury, baked meat like element. Firm but fine tannins and oak - playing a purely supporting role - provide framework for a textural and lengthy finish.