Shiraz 2019 – Black Market Deal #40328
- Rich, full-bodied
- Barossa Valley
Why not go back to a winning formula? We’ve recently had a few of the high-end single vineyard shiraz from this producer come through the pipeline. And our mofo’s have absolutely loved them. So much so that they’ve demanded more. So we made a few calls and got our hands on another one.
This one comes from a vineyard on the northern end of the Barossa Valley that’s been tended to by the same family for six generations. It sees 20 months in 50% new French oak, expressing plum, blackberry, licorice, dark chocolate and spice. There’s firm tannin behind all this, foretelling a long life for the wine. This isn’t a tough one to decipher...if you love high-end bold Barossa shiraz, then this’ll hit the mark. End of story.
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.
It’s cool, we get it, you want to know absolutely everything about this wine. Well here you go, go nuts.
- Barossa Valley
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'Barossa Valley'. This is Australia's key wine brand overseas, in the US especially. It's our riposte to 'Champagne', 'Scotch' and 'Barolo'. My mind conjures these images, in this order: Shiraz, Penfolds wine, Maggie Beer condiments. All of which can GET - IN - MY - BELLY! But there is so much more to the Barossa than first glance. There are fringe (and not so fringe) winemakers actively working to classify the valley's subregions, and this is a very worthy cause. From Moppa to Seppeltsfield to Marananga there's a lot of variation, and the styles produced can vary immensely. This is the next step in the vision of this region (which, let's face it, is a baby in the scheme of things), as it gets acquainted with its strengths, weaknesses and future opportunities.It's a region that's not sorry to produce the big, fruit-driven wine styles that make it so popular. So drink to the future of the Barossa, because it's as bright as any other region on the world stage.