Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz 2020

Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz 2020

Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz 2020

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The Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz 2020 invites us to explore the world of Australian Shiraz, where tradition meets innovation, and bold flavors are crafted with finesse. As we delve into the intricate details of this exceptional vintage, we also acknowledge another remarkable creation by the same producer, Wild Duck Creek Estate, which earned an impressive 99 points in a review featured in The Wine Advocate.

Wild Duck Creek Estate's Legacy: Situated in the heart of Heathcote, Victoria, Wild Duck Creek Estate is a name synonymous with excellence in Australian winemaking. This family-owned estate has forged a reputation for producing wines that reflect the unique terroir of Heathcote. For decades, their Springflat Shiraz has been celebrated as a flagship wine of the region.

A 99-Point Gem from The Wine Advocate: We take a moment to recognize another wine by Wild Duck Creek Estate that achieved an extraordinary feat in the world of wine. This wine, reviewed by Robert Parker and featured in The Wine Advocate, received a remarkable score of 99 points. It stands as a testament to the winery's unwavering commitment to crafting exceptional wines.

Tasting Note - Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz 2020:

Appearance: In the glass, the Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz 2020 presents an inviting deep crimson hue, a testament to its richness.

Aroma: On the nose, this Shiraz enchants with a complex bouquet. Ripe blackberries, plums, and dark cherries mingle with nuances of cedar, vanilla, and a subtle hint of smoked meat.

Taste: The palate is an exquisite journey through Heathcote's terroir. The wine offers layers of succulent dark fruit, including blackcurrants and blueberries, framed by fine-grained tannins. There's a harmonious balance of oak, spice, and a touch of earthiness, creating a full-bodied and elegant character.

Finish: The finish is long and satisfying, leaving behind traces of dark fruit, sweet spices, and a touch of mocha.

Food Pairing:

  1. Cape Grim Steak Tartare with Spiced Egg Emulsion (Wineology): Elevate your dining experience by pairing the Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz 2020 with Wineology's Cape Grim steak tartare. The wine's depth complements the dish's richness, creating a memorable combination.

  2. Truffle Gnocchi with Wild Fungi (Wineology): Embrace the wine's versatility with truffle gnocchi from Wineology, accompanied by a medley of wild fungi. The Shiraz's structured character enhances the dish's complexity, resulting in a delightful pairing.

Indulge in the Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz 2020, a wine that celebrates the legacy of Heathcote's winemaking and the recognition of wines like the 99-point gem by the same producer in the world of wine, all while savoring the culinary offerings of Wineology.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

Dark crimson, black and black fruits, mocha, cherry cola, mulberries.

Country: Australia | Region: Heathcote

Winemaker: Wild Duck Creek | Vintage: 2020

Style: Red | Variety: Shiraz

Primary Flavours: Plum, Blackberry, and Pepper

Acidity: 3.0 | Sweetness: 2.5 | Tannin: 3.0 | Body: 5.0 | Alcohol: 4.0

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