Five Great Australian Reds to Snatch

Red wines have been produced in Australia for many years. And today, there are more varieties of red wine available than ever before. Australian wine makers are considered some of the best in the world, mainly because the leading wine regions including Clare Valley’s, Barossa and Hunter Valley are being able to produce wine from numerous grape varieties.

Of course, not all reds are equally good. There are five you should definitely get your hands on though. These great Australian reds offer rich, delicious fruit flavours and at the same time maintain the balance between acidity and tannins. They are perfect for a special occasion or simple family get-together. All are equally good and elegant, intensive and tasty yet affordable. These Australian wines will definitely amaze your palate.


  • 2012 Shaw Estate Vineyard Shiraz

With vibrant colours and purple hues, this fragrant spicy berry Shiraz is embellished with rich black plum, blueberry fruits, pepper and nutmeg. The sweet fruit flavour features a herb note and the palate. You can buy this great crisp and fuller bodied Australian wine for about $25.

  • 2012 Majella Musician Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz

Silky and soft, this Cabernet Sauvignon has a great integrated cadence making it cheerfully fresh. Lashings of plum and blackcurrant are complemented with earthy dried herbs and aromatic vanilla. Majella Musician Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz is a very quality red wine that you can get for only $18.

  • 2012 Bowen Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

A fuller bodied style of red wine, which features an elegant combination of ripe blackcurrant fruit, mint, cinnamon and chocolate. With enough spicy bold fruit and supple, and fine tannins that brings a warm finish to the mouth, you will enjoy every sip of this wine. To share this wine with friends along with a delicious dinner, all you will need is $26.

  • 2012 Kalleske Moppa Shiraz

This great Australian wine delivers perfumed violets, cherry fruits covering ripe raspberries and pepper on the nose. Moppa wine is elegantly bodied, features a silk texture, and floral notes at the finish. This elegantly styled wine can be bought for $28.

  • 2013 Hungerford Hill Gundagai Shiraz

This juicy Shiraz has a huge chocolatey character in the blackberry, spice and pepper enhanced aroma. Its smooth, silky tannins leaves a chocolate coated with blueberry and pepper taste at the finish. You can enjoy this bold red for just $28.