2015 Angullong Crossing Reserve Shiraz

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For over 65 years the Crossing family have farmed the Angullong property which sits in the foothills of Mount Canobolas in the cool highlands of Orange. The Crossing Reserve represents the best parcels of Shiraz from this single vineyard. It is a wine of concentrated fruit, complexity and persistence of flavour.

A fuller bodied wine with concentrated flavours of mulberry and dark berries complemented by spice and herbs with integrated oak and persistent length. It has a lovely balanced and complex structure with approachable yet drying tannins that will further integrate with time in the cellar.

Awards & Reviews

  • 95Points, Wine Orbit, Sam Kim
  • 91Points, Australia Wine Companion, James Halliday
  • 90Points, The Real Review, Huon Hooke


REGION: Orange Region, NSW

WINEMAKING: The best Shiraz from the Angullong vineyard was fermented with a submerged cap with twice daily pump-overs to extract colour and flavour. The wine was then matured in French Oak for 12 months.

COLOUR: Deep blackish purple.

AROMA: Rich and fragrant aromas of blackberry, cherry and plum with ‘five spice’, aniseed and cedar.

PALATE: A full bodied wine with great focus. There is a lovely array of dark fruits flowing through with persistence and poise the key to this premium cool climate Shiraz.

WINE ANALYSIS: Alc/vol: 14.5%

ADDITIVES: Made using traditional methods. Some traces of egg products may remain. Preservative 220 added.

PEAK DRINKING: Now to 2030

FOOD MATCHES: Richly flavours meals or with a selection of cheeses.

Tasting Notes