Yalumba Y Series Shiraz 2019

At Yalumba we believe that one good wine leads to another. The Y Series was created with that belief in mind. The Y Series represents a collection of iconic classics and exciting new varietals. Each authentically crafted with fruit from South Australia’s most celebrated wine regions.

About the Vineyard

Due to a wet spring and cool, humid growing season, our South
Australian Shiraz vineyards were harvested two to three weeks
later than we have experienced in the preceding decade. Fine
and clear weather during the harvest period made for excellent
flavor and tannin accumulation in our Shiraz grapes, as seen in this outstanding wine.

Tasting Notes

Deep crimson purple in color, a cascade of wild berries -
boysenberry, blackberry and blueberry - accompany aromas
of black forest cake framed with Indian spices. Rich and ripe,
the Y Series Shiraz is a glorious mouthful of South Australia
with layers of ripe blackberries and Christmas cake. This is
surrounded by soft, juicy, fully ripe tannins.

Food Pairing

This wine drinks perfectly with venison sausages, potato mash
and gravy; or enjoy with vegetarian nachos.

Production Info
Vineyard name
Multiple Vineyards
Soil composition
Various - blend of South Australian Vineyards
Elevation
150 to 1500 feet
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
100% Shiraz
Prefermentation Technique
1-3 days on skins pre fermentation before wild yeast start to ferment
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation
Yes
Fining agent
Vegan
Type of aging container
Stainless steel tanks
Certifying Organizations
ISO14001; Entwine Australia
Sustainability Certification
EPA Acredited Sustainability Licence
Analytical Data
Alcohol
15.1 %
pH level
3.6
Residual sugar
0.5 g/L
Acidity
6 g/L
Dry extract
32.8 g/L

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