David Traeger – Shiraz Three Centuries Shiraz 2011
Veteran winemaker David Traeger began his life in the Australian wine industry in 1973. After working as a winemaker for both major and smaller wine companies, in 1986 he established his namesake wine business. After selling his eponymous “David Traeger” brand, he has re-established himself as a small independent. His aim is to produce limited volumes of elegant and distinctive wines, working with grapes from vineyards that attain the finest of fruit character.
Deep crimson red colour. Aromas of plum and mulberry and toasty oak. Sweet peppery berry and light plum flavours flow through to a medium weight palate, with some vanilla bean and oak influences, finishing with some slight astringency and vinosity.