Mirrabooka Shiraz 2007
Mirrabooka is the name that the Australian Aborigines give to the Southern Cross constellation, which has served as a celestial navigation guide in the Southern Hemisphere for centuries. According to Aboriginal myth, Mirrabooka was an ancestral being immortalized in the night sky to watch over his tribe and protect all humanity. The Southern Cross is featured on the Mirrabooka wine labels.
Mirrabooka wines come from South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. Drawing the top wines from each region, the fruit from the finest vineyards across these areas goes into each vintage. In the current releases, the fruit comes from Geelong in Victoria for the Pinot Noir, Cowra in New South Wales for the Unwooded Chardonnay and the cooler regions Mirrabooka wineof the Eden Valley in South Australia for both the Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon.