Hiraji's Spell Shiraz

Hiraji's Spell Shiraz

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Hiraji, foaled in 1943, was a New Zealand-bred Thoroughbred racehorse. Raised and trained in our lush paddocks, he was best known for winning the 1947 Melbourne Cup. Hiraji was then spelled back to Borambola which is now home to our Shiraz.

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Tasting Notes

A lovely fruity full style of Shiraz. With a nose and palate dominated by fruit flavour. Overall this wine displays smooth light tannins which integrate with dominate fruit flavours.

Winemakers Notes

Colour: An almost black centre with deep purple and crimson rim
Nose: Lifted nose of wild blueberry and pepper
Palate: Has firm tannins and a chary oak finish

Viticulture & Production

Varietal Composition – 100% estate grown Shiraz from Borambola NSW

Chemical Analysis

Alcohol: 13.0 v/v
Ph: 3.37
Total Acid: 6.6 g/l

AWARDS

  • 2003 Shiraz Bronze Medal (2017 Canberra Wine Show)
  • 2002 Shiraz Bronze Medal (2003 Cowra Wine Show)
  • 2003 Shiraz Bronze Medal (2004 Cowra Wine Show)
  • 2003 Shiraz Bronze Medal (2007 Cowra Wine Show)
  • 2003 Shiraz Silver Medal (2006 Wagga Wagga Wine Show)
  • 2005 Hiraji Spell Shiraz Bronze Medal (2007 Dubbo Wine Show)
  • 2006 Hiraji Spell Shiraz Silver Medal (2008 Canberra Wine Show)
  • 2006 Hiraji Spell Shiraz Bronze Medal (2008 Cowra Wine Show)
  • 2006 Hiraji Spell Shiraz Bronze Medal (2009 Cowra Wine Show)
  • 2010 Hiraji Spell Shiraz Bronze Medal (2011 Cowra Wine Show)
  • 2012 Hiraji Spell Shiraz Silver Medal (2014 Canberra Wine Show)