Wyndham Estate Bin 555 Sparkling Shiraz is a sparkling red wine, a rather unusual category of wines that seems to be much more popular in Australia than in the UK. Wyndham Estate is located in the Hunter Valley in NSW, Australia. It is a two hour drive North of Sydney. Wyndham Estate is the birthplace of Australian Shiraz — it is the home of George Wyndham’s original estate. It is named after George Wyndham, who became the father of Australian Shiraz after planting Australias first commercial Shiraz vineyard in 1830. The winemaking team are passionate about scouring Australia for the best quality grapes. In the months preceding vintage, they closely monitor a selection of premium vineyards situated in various winegrowing regions throughout South Eastern Australia. Wyndham Estate BIN wines are multiregional blends, with fruit sourced from amongst Australias premium viticultural regions. Created to be enjoyed now, Bin wines will also reward short term cellaring. The Bin range of wines reflects the full, intense fruit style for which Wyndham Estate is famous. Wyndham Estate Bin 555 Sparkling Shiraz is a non-vintage wine. This skilfully blended wine utilises younger wines to impart lifted primary fruit characters with older wines to soften and add complexity. Selected parcels of full flavoured Shiraz are utilised from Wydham’s premium vineyards. Light oak maturation, subtle yeast contact and secondary fermentation ensure that a balanced and well integrated sparkling wine is produced.