Classic, smooth, yet intense Barossa shiraz. Very bright black and red fruits along with dark chocolate and plums on what is a lush and inviting nose. There’s richness on the palate, depth of flavour and spice too.
Another remarkable bargain made by former maker of Grange and 2 time Jimmy Watson Winner Mike Farmilo.
Monterra 2016 McLaren Vale Shiraz
Grape – 100% Shiraz
Region – McLaren Vale, South Australia
Colour – Deep red & purple
Nose – Cherries, blueberry, blackberry jam & spice.
Palate – Medium-bodied, mouth filling and generous with blackberry pie and milk chocolate mid palate.
Winemaker – Mike Farmilo
Awards –94 Points – Australian Wine Showcase Awards 2018, Gold Medal – China Wine & Spirits Awards 2018 92 Points / Gold Medal – San Diego International Wine Challenge 2017
Alcohol – 14.5%
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Another fantastic wine from Monterra and former winemaker of Grange Mike Farmilo. Lots going on here with cherries, red apples, redcurrant, red liquorice, white pepper and herbs all in tow. It is unashamedly medium bodied and offers great intensity of fruit, savoury notes and excellent structure.
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