Philip Shaw Wines No.89 Shiraz (6 Bottles) Orange

by Oatley Fine Wine Merchants

$284.00 GST Included


Winemaking Notes
Hand harvested
Hand sorted
Fermented in open vats
60% whole bunch to develop interest and texture
30% new French barriques
2% Viognier co-fermented
Malolactic in spring
11months maturation in barriques

Winemakers Tasting Notes
Growing Season 2018:

In 2018 we experienced the driest winter on record. This was followed by a dry and warm spring which set us up for a compressed harvest. We were kissed by a small amount of hail January, but we were just outside the line of fire and did not have any damage as a result. Heat spikes caused some concern during February, however with careful canopy management we were able to evade the effects of sunburn and stress. Overall a year of high quality and fruitful yields.

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Orange, NSW

A cool climate region can be defined as an area with heat degree days of 1600 or less. Cool nights in the growing season, large diurnal variation, long cool autumns and distinct seasons are also key factors in defining a cool climate region.

Orange is one of a handful of regions in Australia that fall into this category. Orange is unique among these regions due to the cool climate being the result of continental conditions rather than latitude.

Oatley Fine Wine Merchants

Renamed in August 2015, Oatley Fine Wine Merchants is the Oatley family’s Australian wine distribution business.

Oatley Fine Wine Merchants is focused on becoming a leading independent premium wine merchant recognised for the quality of the wines we offer and for the services we provide to our customers. We are committed to offering the flexibility of representation that meets your venue’s specific needs.

All of our producers are independent and family owned, where heritage and authenticity are key. We work in partnership with the wineries we represent with a commitment to deliver wines of the highest quality and standards. We will continue to evolve the portfolio of wines we offer to ensure we meet the challenges of a constantly changing market and evolving consumer preferences.