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"Champion Shiraz & Syrah" NWWA

"Delightfully smooth, excellent weight with fleshy mouthfeel & silky tannins" Wine Orbit

Enjoy with beef skewers or Moroccan spiced grilled eggplant in sautéed ripe tomatoes, chilli & fresh herbs

Yalumba 'Y' Series Shiraz Viognier 2018 (Australia)

Member rating / 15
6 Btls, $71.94 6 Btls, $62.56

Promotional price ends on 17/04/2020

Awarded Trophy Awarded Gold Medal Awarded 5 Stars Awarded 96/100 Points Awarded 93/100 Points Awarded 4 Stars
Yalumba 'Y' Series Shiraz Viognier 2018 (Australia)

Yalumba 'Y' Series Shiraz Viognier 2018 (Australia)

Member rating / 15
Champion Shiraz & Syrah
6 Btls, $71.94 6 Btls, $62.56


Awarded Trophy: Champion Shiraz & Syrah

NWWA 2019

Awarded Gold Medal & 96/100 Points

NWWA 2019

Awarded 93/100 Points & 5 Stars

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Oct 2019

Awarded 4 Stars

Michael Cooper


  • Boysenberry
  • Red cherries
  • Subtle violet
  • Velvety tannins

"This is wonderfully fruited and instantly appealing on the nose showing blackberry, blueberry compote, vanilla, thyme and floral aromas, followed by a delightfully smooth palate that displays excellent weight and intensity together with fleshy mouthfeel and silky tannins. At its best: now to 2024" Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Oct 2019

"The practice of adding the white grape, Viognier, to Shiraz started in the Northern Rhone region of France, where it was found to add a floral note to the wine and make the mouthfeel more rounded and soft. This wine shows how well the idea worked and why it was adopted in Australia. Viognier has been added to the Shiraz flavour, creating a dark rich black and blueberry intensity with underlying floral and oak characters. This is our Champion Shiraz and it’s easy to see why" NWWA 2019

Bright crimson in colour, with luscious and exotic aromas of Turkish delight, red cherries, boysenberry and hints of white pepper and violets. A full bodied palate that is framed by flavours of sweet Turkish delight, cherries and boysenberry. Pleasing velvety tannins provide a perfect complement to the cherry ripe finish which shows the synergy between the Shiraz and Viognier.

The grapes selected for this wine display perfumed and aromatic characteristics of Shiraz that complement the fragrance of Viognier. Everything is done to preserve this aroma: cool fermentation, the addition of Viognier (including as many whole berries as possible) and no oak ageing. These combine to produce a wine that is bright, aromatic and exotic.

Yalumba's belief is that one good wine leads to another, which the Y Series was created with that in mind. This series represents a collection of iconic classics and exciting new varietals. Each authentically crafted with fruit from South Australia's most celebrated wine regions.

Food Pairing: Enjoy with beef skewers or Moroccan spiced grilled eggplant covered in sautéed ripe tomatoes, chilli and fresh herbs.


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Only one word to describe it.......YUMMY

Russell - 11/03/2020

Delicious wine at a good price.

Fraser - 03/03/2020

Great value

Grant - 02/03/2020

Good value for a very pleasant blend which I am enjoying. I will buy again.

Russell - 13/03/2020

Quite light but still drinkable

Kathryn - 07/03/2020

A very classy wine a liitle different to start but a smooth finish. Good value.

Douglas - 07/03/2020

Nice blend

John - 07/03/2020

Very fruity Shiraz. Great value.

Brian - 05/03/2020


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