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Lioness of McLaren Vale Shiraz 2019

Lioness of McLaren Vale is sourced from Angus and Helen Tuck's vineyard located in the subregion of Bakers Gully. Here mature Shiraz vines populate or perish, in the ironstone pebble laden clay loam, over ancient Kurrajong Formation geology, a silica cemented conglomerate most suited to grow Shiraz.

After hand picking whole bunches of our Lioness of McLaren Vale in mid-March our winemaker Elena Brooks let the whole bunches ferment together in open top fermenters with ambient yeasts and hand plunging for 12 days, before basket pressing into some new (20%) but predominately older French Oak barriques, to the mature for a further 18 months in the same oak, before bottling without fining or filtration to capture the essence of the vineyard. Although ready to drink the Lioness of McLaren Vale will also reward cellaring and decanting. 

This wine is suitable for vegans.

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Awards

    • New Zealand International Wine Show 2020 – Trophy for Champion Shiraz & Predominant blends, Double Gold Medal
    • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2021 - Platinum Medal, 94 Points
    • Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2020 – Gold Medal, 93 Points
    • Ray Jordan 2020 – 93 Points
    • Women’s Wine & Spirits Awards 2020 – Gold Medal
    • China Wine & Spirits Awards 2020 – Double Gold Medal
    • International Wine & Spirit Competition 2020 – 91 Points
    • Stuart Knox, The Real Review - 90 Points
    • Halliday Wine Companion, Ned Goodwin - 90 Points
    • San Francisco International Wine Competition 2020 – Silver Medal
    • Melbourne International Wine Competition 2020 – Silver Medal
    • Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition 2020 – Silver Medal
    • Critics International Wine Challenge (USA) 2021 - Silver Medal
    Location
    Longitude 138°36’06”
    Latitude 35°13’45” 
    Altitude 525 Feet = 160 Metres

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