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Showcasing the best of McLaren Vale

Displaying a brooding savoury side, enhanced with plush dark fruits that transport Shiraz to a deliciously ethereal level

Perfect with barbecued red meats & cured meats

Chapel Hill McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018 (Australia)

$26.99p/Btl
Elsewhere $29.99 $26.08
6 Btls, $161.94 6 Btls, $140.82
Awarded 93/100 Points
Chapel Hill McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018 (Australia)

Chapel Hill McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018 (Australia)

Showcasing McLaren Vale’s brooding savoury side to a deliciously ethereal level...
$26.99p/Btl
Elsewhere $29.99 $26.08
6 Btls, $161.94 6 Btls, $140.82

Accolades

Awarded 93/100 Points

The Wine Front

Description

  • French oak
  • Dark fruit
  • Savoury notes
  • Full-bodied

Showcasing McLaren Vale’s brooding savoury side, which when enhanced with the regions plush dark fruits transports Shiraz to a deliciously ethereal level. The best of both worlds.

Above average winter rainfall was followed by a cold, wet and windy spring. A dry, and relatively warm, February to mid-April allowed for even ripening and optimal development of flavour. The resultant wines are vibrant and fleshy with ripe, supple tannins and the promise of great longevity.

The grapes were sourced from vines (all grown on their own roots) aged between twelve and thirty six years. The various vineyard parcels were harvested and open fermented separately to ensure that each parcel articulates the unique character of each vineyard site. All ferments were maintained on skins for a minimum of 8 days and then gently basked pressed, following which the free run and pressing fractions were combined. During the subsequent e21 month barrel maturation in fine grained French oak barrels each individual batch of barrels was racked and returned periodically to seamlessly integrate the tannins into the structure of the wine. To preserve varietal and site purity, the wine is unfined, doesn’t have any tannin additions and is bottled unfiltered.

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Alcohol

14.5%

Delivery

NZ (from $5.99)

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