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Wyndham Estate Bin 555 Shiraz

Wyndham Estate's winemaking philosophy is quite simple, although the vagaries of vintage can make it a challenge for the winemaker! We strive to continue a tradition of producing wines that provide soft, full fruit flavours and accurately represent the varietal characters from the vineyard. This means that when you enjoy a selection from our Bin range you will be left with no doubt as to the style of wine that you are tasting. Our Shiraz tastes like Shiraz! This approach has seen us broaden our horizons beyond the Hunter Valley when selecting the fruit for our award winning wines. While we still produce some Hunter Valley appelated wines under our Show Reserve label, we also source grapes from premium viticultural regions throughout South Eastern Australia to ensure consistency of quality and supply to our global markets. We also pride ourselves on 'over delivering' on quality for the price. That is, offering value for money across all ranges with the intense fruit flavour that has become synonymous with Wyndham Estate - "The Big Australian Taste".

Vibrant, deep ruby red with crimson highlights. Lifted, fresh primary fruits of plum and redcurrant with hints of spicy white pepper and subtle accents of vanilla. Medium bodied, luscious fruits of the forest layered over a soft and supple mid palate. Restrained tannins and hints of plum and spice add to the stylish, lingering finish.

  • Product Code: PR02WE
  • Grower: Wyndham Estate
  • Grape Variety: Shiraz
  • Style: Vibrant and Spicy
  • Country: Australia
  • Appellation: Hunter Valley
  • Vintage: 2005/6
  • Alchohol: 14.5% ABV
  • Case Size: 6
  • Bottle Size: 75cl

Vintage Rating on this wine was 92 (source: Wine Competition Award Winners)

Closure: CORK

Alternative wine closures are substitute closures used in the wine industry for sealing wine bottles in place of traditional cork closures. The emergence of these alternatives has grown in response to quality control efforts by winemakers to protect against "cork taint" caused by the presence of the chemical trichloroanisole (TCA).

Screw caps or "Stelvin caps" are closures made only from aluminium material that threads onto the bottleneck. They are the predominant closure used by New Zealand wineries.[8][9] This can be attributed in part to the New Zealand screw cap initiative which promotes the use of screw caps instead of cork. Screw caps form a tighter seal and can keep out oxygen for a longer time than cork. These benefits aid in maintaining the wine's overall quality and aging potential.

Vino-Seal, or Vino-Lok, is a plastic/glass closure released by Alcoa. Since its introduction into the European market in 2003, over 300 wineries have utilized Vino-Seal. Using a glass stopper with an inert o-ring, the Vino-Seal creates a hermetic seal that prevents oxidation and TCA contamination.

Zork is an alternative wine closure that seals like a screw cap and pops like a cork. The Zork closure consists of three parts; an outer cap providing a tamper evident clamp that locks onto the band of a standard cork mouth bottle, an inner metal foil which provides an oxygen barrier similar to a screw cap, and an inner plunger which creates the ‘pop’ on extraction and reseals after use.

The traditional crowned bottle cap has been used in the sparkling wine industry as a closure during the bottle fermentation process (méthode traditionnelle). Normally the cap is replaced with a cork before shipping, though recently some producers are releasing wines using the crown cap as their closure.

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Case Price: £50.94
( 6 bottles in this case )
Price: £8.49

Availability: Out of Stock

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