Red

2011 Harkham Windarra Winery Shiraz Old Vines

Shiraz

  • Australia
  • New South Wales
  • Hunter Valley
Drink between 2015 - 2019 (Edit)
CT89 3 reviews
2011
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • Man in Black wrote:

    November 3, 2016 - Deep garnet colour. The nose is fully-developed, showing pronounced intensity aromas of truffles, black olives, plums jam and strawberry jam.

    It is dry in the mouth with a medium acidity. It has medium+ fine-grained tannins and a high alcohol. It is full-bodied with pronounced intensity flavours and a long finish.

    It is a very good quality wine. It has a very persistent aftertaste and a lot of flavour concentration that helps to balance the tanninc structure and alcohol strength. However a better example of this style would show more complexity.

    Drink now, the nose is already fully-developed, I wouldn't expect it to develop more complexity, albeit it has enough tannic structure to keep it maybe 1-2 years more.

  • CamWheeler wrote: 89 points

    July 10, 2016 - Hunter Valley 2016 Trip #2: Meat, violet and toasty oak. Sweet and savoury fruits mingles well together. Medium intensity and depth. Will show better with a few more years in bottle.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Harkham Windarra Winery
  • Varietal Shiraz
  • Designation Old Vines
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Australia
  • Region New South Wales
  • SubRegion Hunter Valley
  • Appellation Hunter Valley

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  • In Cellars 27 (75%)
  • Consumed 9 (25%)

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