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Zonte's Footstep 'Baron Von Nemesis' Shiraz 2018

Special Price $30.00 Regular Price $35.00
A new super premium red From Zonte’s off an old vineyard in the Barossa Valley. There is great texture and richness here, milk and dark chocolate, blackberries and plenty of chewy tannins. Lovely now but will be absolutely exceptional in 3-5 years.
Zonte's Footstep 'Baron Von Nemesis' Shiraz 2018
Wine Specs
Variety
Shiraz
Region
Barossa Valley, SA
Vintage
2018
Winery
Zonte's Footstep
Winemaker
Brad Rey
Body
Full
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2030
Bling
2 x trophies, 5 x Gold Medals
Alcohol %
14.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
Yes
A new super premium release for Zonte’s Footstep, at $35 per bottle. Over the last decade and a bit, Zonte’s have regularly picked up trophies, medals and accolades for their wines, most of which sell between $18 and $25 a bottle. Pretty much every wine they make receives significant accolades or a glowing review or 3. Their emphasis is always on quality fruit and never too much oak and the finished wines are always delicious from the moment they are released.
Barossa Valley, SA

Region

Barossa Valley, SA

Just 60km northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is one of Australia's oldest wine regi ...
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Shiraz

Variety

Shiraz

Shiraz (which is essentially Syrah) is a dark-skinned grape grown throughout the world and ...
Shiraz (which is essentially Syrah) is a dark-skinned grape grown throughout the world and used primarily to produce powerful red wines. Read Full Article
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Ben Riggs

Winemaker

Ben Riggs

Mr Riggs, Penny's Hill, Woop Woop, Zonte’s Footstep We often joke that there must b ...
Mr Riggs, Penny's Hill, Woop Woop, Zonte’s Footstep We often joke that there must be more than one Ben Riggs, that no one winemaker could have his hands in such a range of premium McLaren Vale wineries. And yet, after thorough research (we asked) he has not cloned himself. With 14 years making wine at Wirra Wirra alone, Ben's experience totals a quarter century of producing notable wines, including Penny's Hill, Tatiarra, and Cazal Viel in France. But his real love for McLaren Vale remains, and along with Tony Parkinson, he has crafted successful brands like Woop Woop and his own Mr. Riggs. With such a broad portfolio, Ben picks up awards ... Read Full Article
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Barossa Valley, SA
Barossa Valley, SA

Just 60km northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is one of Australia's oldest wine regions.

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Shiraz
Shiraz

Shiraz (which is essentially Syrah) is a dark-skinned grape grown throughout the world and used primarily to produce powerful red wines.

Read more
Ben Riggs
Ben Riggs

Mr Riggs, Penny's Hill, Woop Woop, Zonte’s Footstep

We often joke that there must be more than one Ben Riggs, that no one winemaker could have his hands in such a range of premium McLaren Vale wineries. And yet, after thorough research (we asked) he has not cloned himself.

With 14 years making wine at Wirra Wirra alone, Ben's experience totals a quarter century of producing notable wines, including Penny's Hill, Tatiarra, and Cazal Viel in France. But his real love for McLaren Vale remains, and along with Tony Parkinson, he has crafted successful brands like Woop Woop and his own Mr. Riggs.

With such a broad portfolio, Ben picks up awards with regularity. Twice named Bushing King (for making the best wine at the McLaren Vale Wine Show), and winning the first two Great Australian Shiraz Challenges. His wines have also won best in show at the Sydney International Top 100 (1991 Wirra Wirra "Angelus").

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