Mr. Riggs Montepulciano d’Adelaide 2017

This is mighty big for a Monty, packed with cherries, smoked meats, pepper, spice and satsuma plums and a good amount of ripe, firm tannins. Great power and length. A great match for rare beef or a quality braised beef dish.

Wine Specs

Wine Specs

RegionAdelaide Hills, SA
WineryMr. Riggs
WinemakerBen Riggs
Alcohol %14.5
Size750 mL
BlingGold Medal, 91pts The Wine Front Magazine

Allow us to prattle on a little more about this...

Mr Riggs has been making flash wine for quite some time. He was Wirra Wirra’s chief winemaker for 14 years and simultaneously a flying winemaker turning out tasty tinctures in the Napa Valley, Bordeaux, Greece, Italy and the South of France. He has consulted to Penny’s Hill, Pertaringa, K1 wines, Battle of Bosworth, Dog Ridge, Tatiarra, Tomich, Morambro Creek, Jip Jip Rocks, Joureys End, Auswan and Sanguine Estate. In 2001 he started making wines under the moniker of Mr Riggs, picking up a slew of accolades along the way.


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