Dandelion Lion’s Den of McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018

Share

Elena and her team always source the grapes for this wine from a single vineyard in the foothills of McLaren Vale. The fruit is gently crushed into open top fermenters for a twelve-day fermentation before basket pressing into a mix of new and older French Oak barriques, where it spends the next 20 months. The colour here is a deep, dark red. There is great intensity on the nose with notes of cloves, dry herbs, leather and a lovely character reminiscent of dried Christmas cake fruit. This is ripe and generous with good focus, silky tannins and excellent length – the complete package. This has an exciting future and will surely score even higher in five years.

Wines You Might Also Like

Welcome to Winepilot.com

Sign up now to drink better everyday.