Shiraz 2018 – Black Market Deal #43095
- Rich, full-bodied
One of the big names in Coonawarra sourced the grapes for this wine from a vineyard planted nearly 50 years ago. Gentle patience has yielded great reward with these vines, yielding densely layered flavour in each and every berry. Although Coonawarra shiraz sometimes hides in the limelight of it’s cabernet sibling, we say no longer with this beauty! Bright fruits of so many varieties from berries to plums. Be ready for the firm tannins, becose those long ripening seasons build them up for long ageing potential. Match that all with outstanding perserverence on the finish, and you’ve got yourself a very tidy little number.
What is a Black Market deal?
Black Market deals are only made possible if we don’t reveal the maker’s brand on site. The wines are the genuine article – absolutely no cleanskins or fake brands, just dangerously good value. You won’t find out what it is until it hits your doorstep, but you won’t regret it. Just keep it on the down low.
Full price $69.00 from the producer.
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- 100% shiraz
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Coonawarra is renowned for its cabernet. To write off other varieties, though, would be simplistic. Some of the best wine from the region is shiraz, which is frequently overlooked in the search for the perfect cab sav. It's riesling is a surprise dark horse, too. Not to belittle Coonawarra cab either, but it's funny how often we get caught insisting that one variety is the best expression of a specific place, grown in a variable environment with so many factors at play. All we're saying is: don't miss the great wines that aren't the usual suspects. Coonawarra has quite a few amazing hands other than their trump card.