The McWilliam’s family name stands for a long history of excellence in winemaking, a tradition which stretches back to the earliest days of the Australian wine industry. Since 1877, when founder Samuel McWilliam first planted vines on the banks of the Murray River in New South Wales, the McWilliam family have produced six consecutive generations of winemakers. The wines made by McWilliam’s are more than just benchmark expressions of Australian winemaking. They are wines that draw on more than 140 years of xperience, wines that tell a story of a family’s passion for winemaking. At the helm of this great family business, is Jeff McWilliam. Jeff, is a member of the fifth generation of this pioneering family and is just as passionate about the wines and the people who bring them to life as his inspiring forefathers. Sunday December 13, 1936: Just off the press, McWilliam’s Family to expand to keep up with demand. This year sees McWilliam’s investing in expansion and harvesting techniques as demand picks up across the globe for these different styles. The new Shiraz Tempranillo is described by the family “as bold and spicy.”
The wonderful partnership of Shiraz and Tempranillo coming together to make a rich vibrant blend. The bouquet displays a complexity of plum and black cherry and subtle hints of pepper/spice and nuances of savoury oak. This wine has elegant and chalky tannins complemented with spicy red fruit and blackberry for a fleshy balanced palate. Completing the wine with components of a tannin backbone and toasty oak to provide an elegant finish.