Tim Adams Shiraz 2018

(6 customer reviews)


Clare Valley Shiraz selected from our own premium vineyard sites has produced a wine with strong regional and varietal definition. This sophisticated yet elegant wine has a vibrant crimson hue with aromas and flavours of blackberry, mulberry and fresh cherries.

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2018 Shiraz – Tim Adams

This exquisite, yet powerful wine has attractive aromas and tastes of violet, blackberry, and mulberry. The complexity of the brew is enhanced with 24 months of American oak maturation. Steak and other red meats are excellent complements.

Tim Adams Shiraz

Tim Adams is a star winery in the Clare Valley of South Australia, producing reference-style offerings from the state’s signature grapes. This Tim Adams Shiraz from Clare Valley is created from carefully selected premium vineyard sites, providing a Clare Valley Shiraz with a distinct regional and varietal character.

The Vintage

The 2017 vintage was produced during a warm and dry growing season, with little rain. As a consequence, our Shiraz has vibrant color, strong flavor, and a well-structured tannin structure. Individual fermentations were conducted on the skins to dryness before being pressed together in this blend. The batches were aged in two and three-year-old American oak barrels for a total of 24 months.

Winemaking Notes

All of the ingredients in this blend were separately fermented on skins and pressed to dryness before being blended together. Only selected softer pressings were returned to the wine.

The wine was aged for 24 months in a mix of two and three-year-old American oak casks selected by the winemaking team. After 9 months in stainless tanks, the oak tannin was softened before blending, fining, filtering, and bottling occurred.

History and Regional Information about Tim Adams Shiraz 2018

Tim Adams Wines was founded in 1985 and now produces around 900 tonnes of wine from just 85 tonnes back then, winning a number of international honors. It gets its whole Clare fruit through a network of devoted farmers and its own vineyards.

Clare Valley, South Australia’s northernmost wine-producing region, is unique among Australian regions in that it features a range of soils, elevations, and temperatures that allows for the production of a wide range of wines.

Facts about Top rated Tim Adams Shiraz 2018

Grapes: Shiraz
Region: Clare Valley
Country: Australia
Aroma: Red wine that has aromas and tastes of blackberry, mulberry, and fresh cherries.
Food Pairing with wine: Beef & red meat dishes
Alcohol Content: 14.5%

The wines that excelled in The Real Review Top Value Wines from The Tim Adams Wines tastings were the Mr Mick Tempranillo 2018 and Mr Mick Shiraz 2018

Additional information

Weight 2 kg





Grape Variety

Wine Pilot


James Halliday

Other Ratings

6 reviews for Tim Adams Shiraz 2018

  1. MarkDignam (verified owner)

    Well balanced, medium weight shiraz. Dark red/black, bright purple/pink rim. Nose shows an array for red and black fruit, with a touch of pepper and oak. Medium bodied palate with decent length, moderate tannins and acid. The palate is still firm and ideally needs a few years, though was quite drinkable after a decant. There is some pepper/spice, savoury characters and oak to balance the fruit, the wine being quite easy to drink.

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  3. Deshaun

    Very good experience, I found things I’ve never had before.

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    The website is excellent in its simplicity to order and transparent pricing. The site offered wine I like at a reasonable price.

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  6. Brian

    I bought the Clare Valley Shiraz for my mother as a Mother’s Day gift. I received it on time. I have always ordered from Benchmark Wines. Highly recommended!

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