The Best of the Best: 2020 Varietal Winners

2020 Shiraz Varietal Winners

There is no wine variety more synonymous with Australia than shiraz. South Australia’s Barossa Valley is home to some of the oldest shiraz vines in the country and produces excellent examples, as seen below with the two of the leading wines coming from the region. The remaining four 99-point shiraz wines only further parade the triumph of the variety in Australia.

James Halliday on the 2020 Shiraz Varietal Winners

“A total of 82 wines reached the cut-off point of 97 points. Shiraz represented 26% of the total 2017 crush, far ahead of cabernet sauvignon and merlot.”

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