YALUMBA OCTAVIUS SHIRAZ 2016

$175.00
Profile Rich
Region Barossa Valley
Body Full

Yalumba Distinguished Sites is a family of exceptional wines; each carefully sourced and masterfully crafted to capture the true essence of specific, special sites from which it is grown. Throughout its 167-year history, winemakers at Yalumba have always been guided by one fundamental truth: while the grape provides wine with body and flavour, it's the site that gives wine its unique essence.

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Tasting Notes

When to drink
Will reward careful cellaring for 10+ years
On the nose
Vibrant aromas of dark cherries, anise and red raspberry.
On the palate
A distinctive wine with richness and dark berry, fruit compote palate. Perfectly balanced, elegant and refined.
Product Notes
A flagship Shiraz born of treasured, old vines dating back to 1854, these are some of the oldest Shiraz plantings in the world. Average vine age of 80 years. 67% of this Shiraz is sourced from the Barossa Valley and 33% from Eden Valley. Matured in Yalumba coopered oak octaves, the inspiration behind the name of this fine, Barossa wine.