2019 Kx Shiraz Viognier

Kilikanoon Wines

$35.00

Our Kilikanoon winemaking team push the boundaries each harvest, seeking out new varietals and creating new styles to entice wine lovers. Delving into the sub regions of the Clare Valley provides an endless world of possibility; diverse microclimates, soils and aspect, all combine to provide a rich palette for experimentation. It is through this lens that we bring you Kx; Kilikanoon’s Small Batch wines.

Shiraz Viognier is a classic blend originating in the Northern Rhone region of France.  As a white grape variety, Viognier is used in very small concentrations (6%) and is co-fermented with the Shiraz grapes.  This confluence of varieties creates a rich, powerful, and unctuous wine.  The rare and unique Viognier provides lifted apricot notes to mingle with the dark berry spice of the Shiraz, culminating in a wine that is slippery

  • Winemaking

    The co-fermentation and blending of Viognier with Shiraz has its roots in the Northern Rhone Valley in France. The Viognier gives a floral lift and fragrance to the Shiraz, creating a balanced and elegant wine. Whole bunches of Viognier were fermented with destemmed shiraz to create harmony between the two varieties.

    Nose

    Plush dark red berries, cinnamon, and clove with perfumed florals and a hint of dried apricot.

    Palate

    Stewed plums, dark cherries, and cranberry with dark chocolate. Lively acidity and supple powdery tannins carry through to a moreish finish.

    • ALC/VOL: 14.0%
    • Size: 750ML
    • Closure: Screwcap
    • Varietal: Shiraz (94%), Viognier (6%)
    • Peak Drinking: Now - 2028
2019 Kx Shiraz Viognier

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