(1996 Vintage) Michael Shiraz is only produced in exceptional vintages using only the top one per cent of available Coonawarra Shiraz. Earning a reputation as the benchmark Coonawarra Shiraz, Michael is fermented and then matured in New American Oak for up to 18 months. It is deep red in colour with strong mulberry, peppery Shiraz berry aromas enriched with coffee bean American oak character in the nose. The palate is rich and full bodied with sweet ripe fruit contained within a firm, superbly balanced tannin s...
Decanter(1998 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Some plum jam/bramble and elderberry. Big dry fruit, structured to keep. Elegant fruit tannins, good length, nice vanilla wood. Very together. Drink 2007-15.
Wine Spectator(1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/15/03.
Wine Enthusiast(1998 Vintage)