Red Wine Australia
Yalumba Samuel's Collection Syrah from Barossa
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Yalumba Samuel's Collection Syrah from Barossa is a truly special wine! It has all the bold, spicy character of a classic Syrah with hints of dark berry, black pepper and smoky oak. The tannins are soft and supple, creating a smooth and velvety texture that lingers on the palate. This full-bodied red is sure to please any connoisseur! With its rich flavor profile and perfect balance of fruit, acidity and tannins, it's no wonder why this wine is so popular!
A Little Trivia
Yalumba’s winemakers use their own hand-crafted, unique barrels made from indigenous South Australian timber for aging the Syrah wine. It takes a full three days for each barrel to be crafted and it can be used up to six times before being retired.
History of This Wine
Yalumba Samuel's Collection Syrah is a red wine from the Barossa Valley in South Australia. It was first released in 2002, and has since become one of Yalumba's flagship wines. The grapes for this wine are sourced from some of the oldest vineyards in the Barossa, with vines dating back to 1853. The wine is made using traditional winemaking techniques, including open fermentation and maturation in French oak barrels.
The vintage years for Yalumba Samuel's Collection Syrah have been consistently good since its release, with notable vintages being 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009. In recent years, the wine has won numerous awards at international competitions such as Decanter World Wine Awards and International Wine Challenge.
What To Serve With This Wine?
Yalumba Samuel's Collection Syrah from Barossa is a full-bodied red wine with rich, ripe fruit flavors and notes of black pepper and spice. It pairs well with robust dishes like grilled steak, roasted lamb, beef stew, game meats, and spicy sausages. It also goes great with hard cheeses like aged cheddar and blue cheese. For vegetarian options, try it with mushroom risotto or eggplant parmesan.