Tahbilk ‘1933 Vines – Reserve’ Shiraz 1998
The 1998 Tahbilk Reserve Shiraz was sourced from a single estate vineyard in the heart of Australia’s Victoria wine region. Before being bottled unfiltered, the wine was aged for months in French oak barrels.
The colour of the wine is deep, dark crimson. The aromas include dark fruits, spices, and chocolate. The wine has full-bodied flavours of blackberry, plum, and pepper on a firm tannin basis.
This 1998 Tahbilk Reserve Shiraz is full-bodied with firm tannins and a long finish. If you are looking for red wine to pair with your next meal, this is an excellent choice.
Making of “Reserve’ Shiraz 1998”
The ‘1933 Vines – Reserve’ Shiraz is a red wine produced by Tahbilk Winery in the Nagambie Lakes region of Victoria, Australia. The wine was made using fruit from the oldest vines on the Tahbilk estate, which were planted in 1933.
The ‘1933 Vines – Reserve’ Shiraz is a deep red with a purple hue. The nose shows aromas of blackberry, plum and spice, while the palate is full-bodied and rich with flavours of black fruit, chocolate and vanillin oak. The wine has good length and fine, velvety tannins.
It was made using traditional winemaking techniques. The grapes were hand-picked and fermented in open-top fermenters before being basket-pressed and matured in new and old French oak barrels for months.
What does this wine taste like?
The ‘1933 Vines – Reserve’ Shiraz from Tahbilk is a big, bold red wine with plenty of fruit and tannins. It is a Dry wine with more acidity and a long finish. This wine will age well and improve over time. Enjoy it with a hearty steak or wait a few years and enjoy it with rich, fatty meat like a lamb.
Facts about the wine
Winery – Tahbilk
Grapes – Shiraz/Syrah
Region – Australia / Victoria / Central Victoria / Goulburn Valley / Nagambie Lakes
Wine style – Australian Shiraz
Allergens – Contains sulphites