Paraland – Barossa Valley Shiraz 2018 & South Australia Shiraz 2019
Paraland™ is new to New Zealand recently landed on our shore.
Paraland™ is located in South Australia with 65 hectares of vineyard, annual production of 2,500 tonnes, planted mainly Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Colombard. They have a well-equipped winemaking facility for processing bottling and packing to ensure quality and control.
On their website described, "Our winemakers are encouraging style development and making full-flavoured, generous and approachable wines popular the world over.". The samples I received reflected this very well: full-flavoured, generous, and approachable wines aimed for commercial market space, affordable, good quality, and everyday drinking Shiraz.
Read my reviews below.
Imported by Trinity Industries Ltd, contact Allan Lu [email protected].
FEATURED WINES IN THIS REVIEW
Paraland Barrosa Valley Shiraz 2018, AustraliaShiraz from Australia - South AustraliaReview Date : 07-Mar-2022Deep, full ruby-red, lighter on edge. This wine has a full and powerful nose, ripe aromas of plums, blackberry jam, entwined with savoury, meaty nuances, spice, vanillin and sweet tobacco. Full-bodied, a savoury entry with concentration and density on the palate, blackberries, plums at core melded with dried herb, liquorice, unfolding meat and peppercorn, vanilla and tobacco. The wine is mouth-filling with a rich cocoa tannin structure, breadth and depth of flavours. Power and spice lend a long, dry, savoury finish. This rich, well-rounded Barossa Shiraz with power and strength, showing classic varietal, fine-textured mouthfeel and length. Match with beef short ribs and roasted lamb over the next 5-8 years. 14.5% alc. Vegan friendly. 18.5+/20 pts (94 pts) Mar 2022 RRP $29.99
Paraland South Australia Shiraz 2019, AustraliaShiraz from Australia - South AustraliaReview Date : 07-Mar-2022Deep ruby-red, even with a lighter colour on the rim. The nose is gently full, packed with fresh, primary aromas of plums, blueberries, interweave eucalyptus, sweet vanilla, black pepper and toasty oak. Medium-full bodied, aromas of ripe plums, blueberry jam enriched and lifted by minty eucalyptus, followed by vanilla, black peppercorn and toastiness. The fruit is ripe with good freshness and balancing acidity; underlying power linger with a hint of herb to a sustained finish. The mouthfeel is smooth with a light tannin grip. This approachable, succulent Shiraz features juicy fruit, sweet vanilla and oak details and a smooth palate line. Match with grilled lamb and meatballs over the next 3 years. 15% alc. Vegan friendly. 18+/20 pts (91 pts) Mar 2022 RRP $17.99