Shiraz 2020 – Black Market Deal #43158
- Rich, full-bodied
- McLaren Vale
‘Reserve’ on a wine label is a fancy way of saying ‘this is our best wine’ - but it isn’t always the case. Our advice? Always ‘reserve’ your judgment until you taste it. And wow, this drop is a ‘take-your-breath-away’ kind of reserve. Excellent shiraz is an alignment of the earth and the sun, eclipsing your palate with incredible balance and casting a shadow on a blood-red moon. All is wondrous and right in the world. We can’t help but be enticed by what’s on offer in this wine: silky ripe red and black fruits, clove spice and pure generosity. Slip and slide shiraz with ultra soft tannins. There’s no shortage of value here, just at the start of its potential ageing window. Reserve some for us, please.
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 $80.00 from the producer.
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- McLaren Vale
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McLaren Vale is a region that lives in the shadow of the hype of the Barossa. While it has played on Shiraz as its drawcard, and continues to battle (quite rightly) with the supreme power of the Barossa, perhaps the most exciting wines from this region are its old vine Grenache and Mataro (Mourvedre/Monastrell - whatever you want to call it), and its more recent foray into Spanish and Italian varietals. Both the sun's warmth and the reliable salty afternoon gully breeze make the climate closer to Mediterranean than many other Aussie regions, and some of the Fiano, Vermentino, Tempranillo and Sangiovese from here are sublime (to name only a few). Awareness, proper consideration and sense of place are key attributes to the region's success, and its recent win against urbanisation reinforces the value of the viticultural region.