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Viva La Vino Sixer

$240 for 6 cracking wines with an average score of 4.35 on Vivino… to put that in perspective, at time of writing, Penfolds RWT averages 4.4 and Penfolds St Henri sits at 4.3. Jasper Hill’s Georgia’s Paddock sits at 4.3 as does Elderton’s Command Shiraz, Two Hands Ares and plenty more… check the long note for the details, incl. Vivino scores on the wines in this awesome pack…

Retailing for a staggering $250, we’re offering a Pertaringa ‘The Yeoman’ Shiraz 2017 free if you pick up 2 of these Viva La Vino Sixers. Use code: YEOMAN

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    McLaren Vale, SA
    97pts Sam Kim, 95pts James Halliday, 94pts Patrick Eckel, 94pts Tony Love
    You could call this the Back to the Future Shiraz. It is relatively low alcohol and features American oak yet has stunning intensity of blue and black fruits with absolutely no overripe characters. It is neither the heaving, jammy and over oaked behemoth of old, nor the modern, perfumed pretty which is in favour at the mo. On paper it could be a trainwreck but somehow it pulls together a bit like that old tune which still pops up from time to time … something old, something new, one to follow, fruited blue. And maybe black too.
    Barossa Valley, SA
    96pts Sam Kim
    An intense blend from the wineries best fruit from a west-facing hillside block in the prized Barossa sub-region of Marananga. A mix of mostly old and some new French and American oak is used here, allowing the oak to appear as a character rather than the plot. Black, more black and blue fruits, chocolate, mineral, liquorice, spice, blueberries, blackberries, cedar, and firm tannins.
    1 x Mitolo Serpico Cabernet 2018 (RRP $89.00)
    McLaren Vale, SA
    96pts Sam Kim, 93pts Wine Advocate
    A groundbreaking Aussie Cabernet in as much as it is made in the Amarone style, with grapes air dried for up to 8 weeks prior to fermentation. It is both concentrated and ethereal with florals and black tea on the nose – the palate awash with chocolate, coffee, cassis, blueberries, herbs, licorice and minerality. Double or triple decant a few hours before drinking.
    1 x Manser 'Block 4' Shiraz 2018 (RRP $55.00)
    Adelaide Hills, SA
    Gold Medal, 96pts Wine Orbit, 95pts Kim Brebach, 94pts James Halliday, 94pts Wine Showcase Magazine, 93pts Huon Hooke
    Perched on top of the Manser vineyard is a. small, productive four acres of Shiraz planted on rich, red soil enjoying full sun during the growing season. These vines produce rich, ripe, black fruit with intense flavour forming the majority of their reserve wine. This release is powerful and packs a punch. There’s spicy black and blue fruits on the nose with a curious hint of mintiness to boot. The palate is full bodied supported by a backbone of fine, powdery tannins with a long, rich finish. Decant for an hour or two or cellar for up to 10-15 years
    McLaren Vale, SA
    97pts James Halliday, 95pts Sam Kim
    97 points from Halliday for this temperate climate Shiraz sourced from an exceptional vineyard in Clarendon. Clarendon is actually part of McLaren Vale and is a little higher above sea level and cooler than the McLaren average. The result is a longer ripening time and the ability to tease higher fruit intensity and purity at a slightly lower alcohol level. This brings balance; critical for enjoyable early drinking, and longevity to the wine. So whilst this is superb already it should still be drinking well in 2050 if stored well. Black cherries, white pepper, blue and black fruits, spice, licorice, and fine-grained tannins mark this as a wine of poise and class.
    1 x Kaesler Durif 2016 (RRP $35.00)
    Barossa Valley, SA
    95pts Kim Brebach
    The descriptor ‘Shiraz on steroids’ applies well here. There aren’t too many wines this black or this deep. At first taste you can tell the wine is well structured, yet it seems to have minimal tannin. Keep sipping and you’ll find a zombie army of incredibly fine tannins marching across your palate, building as they travel. Fruit is black, arguably black hole and there are aromas of smoked meats and cold fires. It’s probably time to ignite the charcoal and have yourself a barbie or a wood oven pizza.

    Viva la vino, especially when it is this good… here’s the details on each wine… remember, grab 2 of these six packs and use the code YEOMAN to grab a bonus bottle of Pertaringa’s ‘The Yeoman Shiraz’ 2017, rated 4.8 – the highest rated Aussie Shiraz in Vivino at time of writing…

    Lone Palm Hillside Barossa Valley Shiraz 2019
    Vivino Score: 4.5 at time of writing
    Other Awards: 96pts Sam Kim

    Our Take: An intense blend from the wineries best fruit from a west-facing hillside block in the prized Barossa sub-region of Marananga. A mix of mostly old and some new French and American oak is used here, allowing the oak to appear as a character rather than the plot. Black, more black and blue fruits, chocolate, mineral, liquorice, spice, blueberries, blackberries, cedar, and firm tannins’

    Chalk Hill Clarendon Syrah 2018
    Vivino Score: 4.4 at time of writing
    Other Awards: 97pts James Halliday, 95pts Sam Kim

    Our Take: 97 points from Halliday for this temperate climate Shiraz sourced from an exceptional vineyard in Clarendon. Clarendon is actually part of McLaren Vale and is a little higher above sea level and cooler than the McLaren average. The result is a longer ripening time and the ability to tease higher fruit intensity and purity at a slightly lower alcohol level. This brings balance; critical for enjoyable early drinking, and longevity to the wine. So whilst this is superb already it should still be drinking well in 2050 if stored well. Black cherry, white pepper, blue and black fruit, spice, liquorice, and fine-grained tannins mark this as a wine of poise and class.

    Manser Block 4 Adelaide Hills Shiraz 2018
    Vivino Score: 4.4 at time of writing
    Other Awards: 96pts Sam Kim, 95pts Kim Brebach, 94pts James Hallidaym, Gold Medal

    Our Take: This release is powerful and packs a punch. There’s spicy black and blue fruit on the nose with a curious hint of mint to boot. The palate is full bodied supported by a backbone of fine, powdery tannins with a long, rich finish.

    Kaesler Barossa Valley Durif 2016
    Vivino Score: 4.3 at time of writing
    Other Awards: 95pts Kim Brebach

    Our Take: The descriptor ‘Shiraz on steroids’ applies well here. There aren’t too many wines this black or this deep. At first taste you can tell the wine is well structured, yet it seems to have minimal tannin. Keep sipping and you’ll find a zombie army of incredibly fine tannins marching across your palate, building as they travel. Fruit is black, arguably black hole, and there are aromas of smoked meats and cold fires. It’s probably time to ignite the charcoal and have yourself a barbie or a wood oven pizza.

    Martins Limited McLaren Vale Shiraz 2016
    Vivino Score: 4.3 at time of writing
    Other Awards: 97pts Sam Kim, 95pts James Halliday, 94pts Tony Love

    Our take: Stunning intensity of blue and black fruits with absolutely no overripe characters. It is neither the heaving, jammy and over oaked behemoth of old, nor the modern, perfumed pretty which is in favour at the mo. It sits slap in the middle and is bloody good.

    Mitolo Serpico McLaren Vale Cabernet 2018
    Vivino Score: 4.1 at time of writing
    Other Awards: 96pts Sam Kim, 93pts Wine Advocate

    Our Take: A groundbreaking Aussie Cabernet in as much as it is made in the Amarone style, with grapes air dried for up to 8 weeks prior to fermentation. It is both concentrated and ethereal with florals and black tea on the nose – the palate awash with chocolate, coffee, cassis, blueberry, herbs, liquorice and minerality. Double or triple decant a few hours before drinking.

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