Yalumba have a fine reputation for delivering wines of exceptional value and their Y Series Shiraz Viognier reinforces that even further. 97% Shiraz but there is 3% of the white grape Viognier in the blend to add colour, depth and fragrance. Being smooth, delicious and very cheap are only three of the many boxes that this wine ticks. A perfect, easy to enjoy red.
Winery notes (2021 Vintage)
"The Y Series is a collection of iconic classics and exciting new varietals. Each wine is authentically crafted with fruit from South Australia’s most celebrated wine regions. At Yalumba, we believe that one good wine leads to another. The Y Series was created with that belief in mind. We look forward to sharing our love of wine with you as you explore the Y Series.
Luscious aromas of violets, apricot and marzipan with hints of white pepper and freshly picked herbs. Flavours of raspberry and redcurrent frame the well balanced palate which shows excellent structure, lovely light tannins and a persistent finish."
92/100 Cameron Douglas MS, October 2023 (2021 Vintage)
"Excellent colour and hues with a bouquet of freshness and varietal core of violets, blackcurrant and ripe red berry fruits. Juicy, fleshy and fruity on the palate with fine tannins and distinctive acid line. Flavours of blackcurrant and plum, some peppery spices and crumbled stone soil deliver a wine of readiness and flavours. Excellent mouthfeel and finish with best drinking from 2023 through 2028+."
Reviews for the 2020 vintage below…
91/100 Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, December 2021 (2020 Vintage)
"This is splendidly ripe and inviting with dark plum, mulberry, clove, toasted nut and floral aromas, leading to a supple palate that's beautifully layered with silken texture and succulent fruit flavours. Well rounded and flavoursome. At its best: now to 2026."