Shiraz 2020 – Black Market Deal #42470
- Rich, full-bodied
Yeah yeah, we know. All the Coonawarra hype is for the cabernet. BUT, did you know that the region started as a shiraz powerhouse and there’s still exceptional examples being produced today from older vineyards? I’m know because we’ve got one of those right here. It’s full-bodied, but lively enough to jump out of the glass. There’s a savoury, spicy element to it, a touch of chocolate, and a nice backbone of oak from 18 months in 30% new French barrels. We’re not saying to skip over the cabernet by any means, but leave a place at the table for Coonawarra shiraz of this quality.
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 $50.00 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.