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Yalumba Shiraz Viognier Y Series South Australia 2016

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Dark and spicy with an almost camphor-like aspect to the black pepper top note to the blueberry and blackberry fruit. Air brings out the classic apricot and floral aromas of Viognier which are sweet and well-integrated here. This is a little tight on entry but shows fine balance with an early rush of blueberry and blackberry fruit followed by layered toasty oak, vanilla and spice flavors that are obvious if subtle. The wine broadens in the mouth towards the back end, revealing a lovely sweet edge to the stone fruit flavors, reminds me of plum ice cream a little bit. The finish tightens up once again with a hint of noticeable wood tannin and a little heat as well as the lovely parting aromatics of Viognier. This is lovely, balanced, fresh and with some nice nuances in a New World package. 88pts

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The Yalumba Wine Company:
Yalumba was founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith, British migrant and English brewer, who had brought his family to Angaston seeking a new life. After purchasing a 30-acre parcel of land just beyond the southern-eastern boundary of Angaston, Smith and his son began planting the first vines by moonlight. Samuel named his patch "Yalumba" – aboriginal for "all the land around&qu... Read more
Yalumba was founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith, British migrant and English brewer, who had brought his family to Angaston seeking a new life. After purchasing a 30-acre parcel of land just beyond the southern-eastern boundary of Angaston, Smith and his son began planting the first vines by moonlight. Samuel named his patch "Yalumba" – aboriginal for "all the land around". Six generations and more than 150 years later Yalumba, Australia's oldest family owned winery, has grown in size and stature, embodying all that has made the Australian wine success story the envy of winemakers the world over. Yalumba wines have a style all of their own and each have been influenced by a diverse range of elements. Elements Yalumba likes to call 'the controllables', such as the Yalumba Vine Nursery and on-site cooperage – as well as other factors that cannot be emulated by any other winery. Yalumba’s history and tradition combined with a reputation for innovation. Yalumba Announced Winestate Magazine Wine Company of the Year 2007 “Tradition, Loyalty and the spirit of Progress” Click here to download presenter. 'Our driving emotion is a responsibility to leave a legacy and a desire to make a difference' ROBERT HILL SMITH - Fifth generation Yalumba proprietor 'The Hill Smith family has always had a good eye for an exceptional vineyard site' ROBIN NETTELBECK - Viticulturist 'At Yalumba, no aspect of winegrowing or winemaking is left to chance' ALAN HOEY - Winemaker 'A winemaker's challenge is to add an individual element to each wine. We hope to provide enjoyable, multi-dimensional wines' BRIAN WALSH - Winemaker 'Articulating which wine style Yalumba does best is almost as difficult as asking a parent to name a favourite child' SAM HILL SMITH - Joint proprietor, gallery owner 'The journey of 'Rare & Fine' has been one of trial, error and learning and certainly a rewarding one' ROBERT HILL SMITH 'I am proud to be the 7th master cooper at Yalumba; it's a longstanding tradition and unique amongst today's winemakers' ANDREW BROAD - Master Cooper 'Admiration not imitation - this is undoubtedly the catch-cry of the Yalumba winemaker' ROBERT HILL SMITH 'Our work with Viognier is testament to our willingness and confidence to look to the future' LOUISA ROSE - Winemaker 'We are committed to minimising environmental impact for a sustainable, successful future' CECIL CAMILLERI - Environmental Manager 'Our goal is to be the finest independent Australian Winemaker and Wine Ambassador' ROBERT HILL SMITH Read less

Editorial Reviews for Yalumba Shiraz Viognier Y Series South Australia

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
0.00 5
Vintage: 2009 01/31/2013

Dark and spicy with an almost camphor-like aspect to the black pepper top note to the blueberry and blackberry fruit. Air brings out the classic apricot and floral aromas of Viognier which are sweet and well-integrated here. This is a little tight on entry but shows fine balance with an early rush of blueberry and blackberry fruit followed by layered toasty oak, vanilla and spice flavors that are obvious if subtle. The wine broadens in the mouth towards the back end, revealing a lovely sweet edge to the stone fruit flavors, reminds me of plum ice cream a little bit. The finish tightens up once again with a hint of noticeable wood tannin and a little heat as well as the lovely parting aromatics of Viognier. This is lovely, balanced, fresh and with some nice nuances in a New World package. 88pts


Member Reviews for Yalumba Shiraz Viognier Y Series South Australia

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Snooth User: RandyFisher
10733941,797
4.00 5
Vintage: 2013 11/07/2016

Another vintage and another darn good wine. Enough fruit, good acidity, soft tannins with a medium length finish. A bit simple but hey what do you want from a $10 wine. Great QPR.


Snooth User: connie7899
439221,498
3.50 5
Vintage: 2013 09/26/2016

Good red blend, consistent with former years. Blueberry, hint of spice. Would be close to a petit syrah if it had a bit more pepper.


Snooth User: RandyFisher
10733941,797
4.00 5
Vintage: 2012 11/05/2015

Very nice wine. Enough fruit to be interesting, nice acidity, soft tannins and a very pleasant medium length finish.


Snooth User: PennyLane101
103877048
5.00 5
Vintage: 2009 01/29/2013

Love this wine! It's one of my favourite's, a wonderful balance of fruit and body weight and a versatile food wine. Not to mention brilliant value for money!


Snooth User: caesura
881477160
1.00 5
Vintage: 2009 05/23/2012

One glass


Snooth User: admiral44
250911117
3.00 5
Vintage: 2008 06/12/2010

Nice deep garnett and brick color. Aromas of leather, smoke, tobacco, plum, and blueberry. Good shiraz flavors of mint, black pepper, and plum. Not bad for the price.


Snooth User: litgo
49812227
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 04/30/2011

Introduced this wine to a small gathering of friends with no fanfare. Each and everyone enjoyed it as a sipping wine and all agreed that it was smooth with a great finish.


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External Reviews for Yalumba Shiraz Viognier Y Series South Australia

External Review
Vintage: 2011 07/10/2013

Deep crimson with violet hues, the Yalumba Y Series Shiraz Viognier displays aromas of crushed mulberries, wild berry and rhubarb which are complemented by hints of sweet cinnamon and violets. This wine is medium bodied with layers of wild berries and violets, while the tannins are soft which give the wine a juicy sweetness and persistence.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 03/10/2012

The partnering of Shiraz and Viognier is a proven synergy, expressing the complexity of Shiraz with the aromatics and subtlety of Viognier. Bright and youthful, this wine is deliciously spicy, savoury and silky.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 02/24/2010

Yalumba Y Series Shiraz & Viognier 2008: empf. Trinktemperatur 16°C, in Barriques gereift (9 Monate), lagerfähig 3 - 5 Jahre ab Jahrgang, Jahrgang: 2008Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Eden ValleyWeingut: YalumbaRebsorte: Shiraz, ViognierRestzucker: trockenRestsäure: 6,25 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 13,5 % Rotwein


External Review
Vintage: 2008 04/29/2010

Y Series Shiraz & Viognier 2008 - Yalumba : Y Series Shiraz / Viognier 2008 - Rotwein von YalumbaEin undurchdringliches Purpurrot funkelt im Glas. Die Nase wird von einem betörenden Bukett erfreut, welches an reife, süße Beeren erinnert. Das facettenreiche Aromenspiel wird um Gewürznelken und Anis erweitert. Am Gaumen dominieren dann reife Pflaumen, Lakritz und Pfeffer. Mit seinem saftigen, aber auch würzigen Geschmack begeistert der Y Series Shiraz & Viognier 2008 im Mund und präsentiert einen mittelkräftigen Körper mit einer gut eingebundenen frische Säure. Das Finale ist schön fruchtig und mit einem warmen Nachhall.Besonders delikat ist er zu Filetspitzen mit Champignons oder Entenkeule mit Schattenmorellensauce.Weingut: YalumbaLand: AustralienAnbauregion: Eden ValleyRebsorte: Shiraz, ViognierInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 13,5 Vol.%Säuregehalt: 6,25 g/lRestsüße: trockenFassreife: in Barriques gereift (9 Monate)Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16 °CLagerfähigkeit: 3-5 Jahre ab Jahrgang Rotwein > Australien > Eden Valley


External Review
Vintage: 2006 06/07/2009

Aromas of blackberry and flowers. Juicy berry flavors with hints of tobacco and violets. Soft and approachable. The perfect red to entertain a group with a wide range of tastes.


External Review
Vintage: 2006 02/24/2010

Yalumba Y Series Shiraz & Viognier 2006: Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16°C, in Barriques gereift (9 Monate), lagerfähig 2 - 3 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2006Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Eden ValleyWeingut: YalumbaRebsorte: Shiraz , ViognierRestzucker: Restsäure: 6,25 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 0.14 Rotwein


External Review
Vintage: 2006 04/30/2010

Yalumba Barossa Shiraz / Viognier 2006 and all other wine from Yalumba are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from CheaperCigars.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from Australia and across the globe.



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