HOWARD PARK

Located in Margaret River & Great Southern 


One of Australia's First Families of Wine

Howard Park has been a pioneering West Australian winery since 1986, as one of the earliest adopters of multi-regional fruit sourcing; a champion of the cool-climate Great Southern wine region and the world-renowned Margaret River. The result is the work of heritage and family -more than three decades handcrafting wines of provenance and elegance.

Howard Park makes textured and complex wines of class. They have an elegance with subdued power, long length and persistent flavours. The nose is layered - yet focussed - with cleanly delineated boundaries that will age beautifully and gracefully.

The philosophy is to craft wines that distinctly convey the provenance of the grapes. The winemaking methods are sophisticated, but do not overpower the fruit flavours, which are of paramount importance. The winemaking and oak handling are only supported acts to the primary fruit characters in the wine.

Howard Park is a must-see destination in Margaret River, as one of the foremost architectural buildings in the region. The winery was commended for its architecture by the Royal Australian Institute of Architects in 2000, and judged among the nation’s top 12 buildings by The Sydney Morning Herald, incorporating traditional Feng Shui principles with a contemporary Australian aesthetic.

Howard Park Cellar Door, is open 10am – 5pm daily (and most public holidays) and can offer an extensive choice of tasting options – from general tastings at the bar to seated style wine flights.

Jeff Burch

Howard Park Owner

Howard Park Flint Rock Syrah 2016

Review and Tasting Notes

The Great Southern region of Western Australia is known for the elegance that the fine mineral structure of its soil imparts on its wines and Howard Park have named a range Flint Rock in its honour. In the Frankland and Mount Barker sub regions, where Shiraz grapes hold sway, the wines display a great intensity of dark fruits with traces of spice, earth and soft tannins. This rich, full-flavoured Flint Rock Shiraz does justice to the geology and geography and is great value.

Luscious red plums and black cherries are supported by anise, cinnamon and mocha on the nose of this Howard Park Flint Rock Shiraz. Blackberry and plum create a densely weighted palate, tethered to lashings of liquorice and cocoa. Chewy and velvety tannins frame the length of this wines finish, making it the perfect match for beef stroganoff.

Howard Park Flint Rock Syrah 2016

Great Southern

More Information
Food Pairing Lamb with Piperade
Serving Temp 15 - 18 degrees
Standard Drinks 8.6
Alcohol Volume % 14.5

 

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