Just a 45-minute drive south of Adelaide in the heart of one of Australia’s oldest and most acclaimed wine regions, Mclaren Vale is a wine lover paradise. Best known for Shiraz, McLaren Vale also excels in the production of ultra-premium Grenache and Cabernet. These are full of richness and intensity and this StarDozen is a great place to start your Mclaren Vale journey with 3 bottles each from 4 renowned producers. All four wines have received 94 Points or better from Australia's leading wine critics which serves to highlight the tremendous quality of the region.

The StarDozen consists of the following:

3 bottles      Pertaringa Over the Top Shiraz 2018
3 bottles      Allegiance Wines The Tiger McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018
3 bottles      Pirramimma Vineyard Select Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2016
3 bottles      Curtis Limited Series McLaren Vale Grenache 2016

 

Pertaringa Over the Top Shiraz 2018
Rich and ripe - dark and brooding with slightly jammy/cordial like sweet fruit characters on the nose and a lovely, long and lingering full flavoured palate. Price: $40.00; Rating: ★★★★★; Top in Category (97-100 Points); Winestate Magazine; September 2020

Allegiance Wines The Tiger McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018
Needs a decant to get the party in this bottle started. Black cherry, both fresh and dried fruits wed to dried herbs, oregano and bay leaf. The McLaren Vale soft tannins are fully expressed here, wed to the dark cherry fruits on the front palate. Rating:  94 Points; Rob Geddes MW 

Pirramimma Vineyard Select Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2016
Seductively complex and fragrant, the bouquet shows dark fruit intensity with spicy oak, tobacco and game characters. The palate delivers excellent weight and richness, combined with velvety texture and fine tannins, finishing splendidly long and delicious. Alcohol: 14.8%; Tasted: October 2020; At its best: 2021 to 2030; Price: $40.00; Rating: 95 Points; Sam Kim; Wine Orbit

Curtis Limited Series McLaren Vale Grenache 2016
Classic perfumed aromas of raspberry, dark plum, mocha and roasted hazelnut lead to a concentrated palate that is lush and beautifully flowing. The palate delivers wonderful weight and roundness, superbly complemented by silky texture and supple tannins. Gorgeously expressed and hugely appealing. At its best: now to 2026. Date Tasted: Oct 2018; Price: $100.00 Rating: 96 Points; Sam Kim; Wine Orbit

 

(15091)

SKU 15091
Brand StarDozen
Shipping Weight 1.3333kg
Unit Of Measure ea

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