Harvest Shiraz

Harvest Shiraz - 2020

Item # 19404 750mL
$19.96 $13.96 / Single Bottle
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$239.52 $167.52/ Case of 12
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Affordable, delicious Shiraz from New South Wales. First Creek Wines is a family owned and operated winery based in one of Australia's older wine growing regions. The fruit was fermented in open fermenters and then matured in older, large format French oak barrels. Minimal winemaking intervention, combined with larger casks, highlights pure fruit characters without letting oak dominate.


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