Taltarni Sparkling Shiraz 2018
One tends to think of Sparkling Shiraz as the big, bold Barossa boys bastion. Not so. Sparkling reds are made from almost every conceivable red variety and all winegrowing regions. The use of 100% Pyrenees Shiraz gives this effort a slightly different character to the usual suspects but is utterly delicious.
The wine is a delightful neon purple. Look for spices, leather, beetroot, chocolate and leather notes. Some sweetness, typical for this style, but nicely balanced, and with that enticing velvety texture. A wine with length and a clean finish. One I really enjoyed and ideal for Christmas. For the style’s legions of fans, this is definitely one that should be on your radar.