I am a huge fan of the wines of Bandol, and I unashamedly draw inspiration from this Southern Rhone appellation. My Barossa Mataro Grenache Shiraz is made with Mataro being the dominant grape. This allows the Mataro fruit, which has a similar tannin structure as Shiraz, to be ready to drink upon release as well as having some serious cellaring potential. - Tim Smith
Tim Smith is a small Barossa based winery that continues to draw plenty of praise and fans.
His core range of wine focuses on the region's time proven varieties of Grenache, Shiraz, Mataro (Mourvèdre), and Viognier. With over 20 years experience working with some of the regions better known producer, and numerous overseas vintages (Portugal, France and New Zealand), Tim draws on a truly international array of experiences.
His wine making approach has been described as having a passion for innovation, but retaining a strong sensibility for tradition. Tim Smith Barossa Shiraz and his Mataro Grenache Shiraz are some of region's most consistent examples of their respective style, while his Bugalugs Shiraz continues to draws fans with its approachable style and super value for money.
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|Product Type||Wine Red Grenache & Friends|
|Sub Region||Barossa Valley|