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Shingleback Vintage Fortified Shiraz 500ml [Sweet Red Wine]

$32.00

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Earn 32 Reward Points

GOLD MEDAL:

2019 Sydney Royal Wine Show, class 65

SILVER MEDAL:

2017 Royal Queensland Wine Show, class 62

2017 Perth Royal Wine Awards, class 58

2017 New Zealand International Wine Show

2018 Royal Queensland Wine Show, class 62

2018 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards, class 62

2018 McLaren Vale Wine Show, class 25

2018 National Wine Show of Australia, class 40

BRONZE MEDAL:

2018 Sydney Royal Wine Show, class 64

2018 Royal Adelaide Wine Show, class 63

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Let the Davey brothers introduce you to McLaren Vale, one of Australia’s most renowned wine growing areas.
During the 1990’s, Kym & John Davey brought their combined expertise in winemaking, farming & business to continue & develop the estate first farmed by their Grandfather in 1957. Their goal was, and remains, to produce affordable, quality wines that express the true character of McLaren Vale.

The sustainably managed 120 hectare family estate is planted predominantly with Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, with smaller plantings that include Chardonnay, Fiano, Mataro, Tempranillo, Grenache, Graciano and Touriga Nacional.

A modern, but minimalist, approach to crafting the wines is taken. Respecting the fruit is crucial. Small batch open fermentation, gentle handling, pressing and maturation result in balanced, food friendly wines, expressive of their terroir and variety.

From it’s genesis in 1998, when the first wine (Shingleback Shiraz) was released under the Shingleback label, the Shingleback portfolio has grown into a collection of fine wines that include Shingleback, The Bio Project, Haycutters, Red Knot and The Gate. Each made in its distinct style, these wines showcase the best the McLaren Vale region has to offer. They also represent a family committed to producing outstanding wines from the land they love.

In the highly acclaimed 2016 vintage a couple of special rows of Davey Estate Shiraz were left to concentrate until late in the season. At the optimum designated moment of fermentation, grape spirit was added to lock in the sweetness and preserve the wine.

This fortified Shiraz will reward careful cellaring. The sweet dark compote of fruit flavours is enhanced with the spirit warmth, matching beautifully with coffee and chocolate or a selection of cheeses.

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