Shiraz Viognier 1992
The beginning of a new and exciting direction for Clonakilla.
The wine was a mix of four varieties. A close look at the label indicates: 80% Shiraz, 12% Pinot Noir, 7% Mataro and 1% Viognier.
Diary notes from the year record that the 1992 harvest season was cool and relatively dry, with picking taking place in mid-late April.
The grapes were destemmed and crushed with the ferments finishing in barrel.
The wine was matured in second use American oak barriques for 15 months.
The finished wine came in at a gentle 12.5% Alc/Vol.
1405 bottles were filled in July of 1993.
- 12.5 % Alc/Vol
- 0 g/L
The Wall Street Journal
Some argue this is Australia's greatest red wine, it is certainly one of the greatest Shirazs