Red wine – we like it, you like it. Sometimes it’s really red, sometimes it’s less red. Sometimes it’s Barossa Valley Shiraz, sometimes Coonawarra Cabernet or McLaren Vale Grenache. New world, old world, weird and wonderful, traditional and cutting edge – if it’s red and it passed the Tasting Panel’s approval, it’s here.
This is an extremely powerful Cabernet blend. It is intense, commanding and in need of a slab of meat to tame its intensity and tannins. It offers spice, chocolate, black fruits, assertively angular acidity and a truckload of fine tannins. Definitely needs decanting or a sleep for 10... Learn More
This wine is often described as rustic but we reckon that’s a touch unfair. We reckon this is a deliciously old-school red, with dark, earthy Shiraz fruit working beautifully with pure and fragrant Grenache. It’s quite powerful and has some chunky tannins – but nothing a lump of red meat won’t tame. Will cellar beautifully and is superb value for... Learn More
A little less rustic and tannic than many d’Areberg wines this is nonetheless packed with an intensity of fruit and tannin you don’t normally see in wines at this price-point. This wine has a very pretty nose, with blueberries and perfume giving way to some serious and savoury greenery. The palate is full bodied and fresh, showing blue fruits, cherries and sage. There's great fruit intensity... Learn More
Initially cranky and uncommunicative, like Monday morning before a couple of short blacks. With air this really opens beautifully, showing smoked meats and red confection, cherries, plentiful acid and a stack of fine tannins. Properly mouthwatering and worth having with a hearty Beef cheek dish or a platter of cured meats and... Learn More
This is rich, chewy, dense and quite generously flavoured. There’s black fruits, pepper, coffee, liquorice and apricots. It’s complex, easy to drink and has the d’Arenberg trademark acid drive and fine tannin... Learn More