Yering Station Village Shiraz 2017

Yering Station Village Shiraz 2017

Yering Station Village Shiraz 2017

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Winemaking and Drinking

In the heart of Victoria's renowned Yarra Valley lies Yering Station, an esteemed winery celebrated for its commitment to crafting wines that reflect the unique terroir of the region. Among their esteemed offerings, the Yering Station Village Shiraz 2017 stands out as a testament to both tradition and innovation in Australian winemaking.

Tasting Notes:

The Yering Station Village Shiraz 2017 presents a deep ruby hue in the glass, hinting at its rich, full-bodied character. On the nose, intense aromas of dark berries dominate, with notes of blackberry, mulberry, and hints of spice that add complexity. There's a subtle undertone of vanilla and cedar from the careful oak aging, contributing to its inviting bouquet.

Upon tasting, this Shiraz reveals its full potential with a velvety texture that coats the palate. The flavors mirror the aromas, showcasing ripe black fruits intertwined with layers of dark chocolate and a touch of black pepper. The tannins are well-integrated, providing structure without overpowering the fruit-forward nature of the wine. It finishes with impressive length and persistence, leaving a lingering impression of its elegant balance and depth.

Awards and Accolades:

The Yering Station Village Shiraz 2017 has garnered significant praise within the wine community, underscoring its quality and craftsmanship. It has received commendations such as:

  • Gold Medal - Melbourne International Wine Competition
  • 92 points - James Suckling
  • Silver Medal - Decanter World Wine Awards

These accolades highlight the wine's consistent excellence and its ability to impress both critics and enthusiasts alike. Each award is a testament to the meticulous vineyard practices and skilled winemaking techniques employed at Yering Station.

Winemaking Philosophy:

Yering Station's approach to winemaking is grounded in a deep respect for the Yarra Valley's diverse microclimates and soil types. The Shiraz grapes for the Village Shiraz 2017 were sourced from select vineyard parcels within the estate, where optimal ripeness and flavor development were ensured through careful vineyard management. The wine was aged in a combination of French and American oak barrels to enhance its structure while preserving the varietal purity.

Conclusion:

The Yering Station Village Shiraz 2017 embodies the essence of Yarra Valley Shiraz, offering a harmonious blend of fruit intensity, spice, and elegance. It is a wine that reflects both the rich winemaking heritage of Yering Station and the unique characteristics of its terroir. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with hearty dishes such as roasted lamb or aged cheeses, this Shiraz promises a memorable tasting experience that speaks to the quality and sophistication of Australian wine.

For enthusiasts seeking a wine that combines depth, complexity, and approachability, the Yering Station Village Shiraz 2017 is a compelling choice, deserving of its accolades and a place in any discerning wine cellar.


Wine TypeRed wine
ProducerYering Station
StateVictoria
RegionYarra Valley
VarietyShiraz
Year2017
Volume750 mL
Alcohol14%