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Dandelion Lioness of McLaren Vale Shiraz 2019

Dandelion Lioness of McLaren Vale Shiraz 2019

  • Shiraz
  • Australia, 750ml
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"Deep, dark, complex and mysterious with a purple crimson hue, an opulent aroma of blackberry, boysenberry, spice, and cedar, and a vibrantly spicy, peppery taste with sumptuous red and black fruits, hints of rose petal, balanced creamy vanillin oak and a long, luscious, seamless finish." NZIWS

  • Winery: Dandelion
  • Varietal: Shiraz
  • Region: McLaren Vale
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Closure: Screwcap
  • Other: Vegan-friendly
  • Food match: Lamb roast, beef, game meat, pork & pepperoni; tuna & salmon; pizza; BBQ & heavy red sauces; bleu-veined cheeses 

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.

Dandelion Vineyards is a unique fusion of vineyards and vignerons. Their wines represent decades of experience, blending the fruit of our heirloom vineyards with the finest traditions of artisan winemaking. Dandelion Vineyards combination of old vineyards and young winemaker and a couple of mates to help out inbetween which they believe makes for the ideal winery. Dandelion Vineyards are proven plantings that have stood the test of time. They grow their own grapes and source from the best of family vineyards. Their wish is to nurture the unique character of these vineyards and express their terroir in their wines.

  • Trophy - NZ International Wine Show
  • Double Gold - NZ International Wine Show
  • Excellent & 93-94 Points - Cameron Douglas MS
  • Gold & 93/100 Points - 2020 Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition (USA)
  • Gold - 2020 Women’s Wine & Spirits Awards
  • Double Gold - 2020 China Wine & Spirits Awards
  • 91/100 Points - 2020 International Wine & Spirit Competition
  • Silver - 2020 San Francisco International Wine Competition
  • Silver - 2020 Melbourne International Wine Competition 2020
  • Silver - 2020 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition

2018 vintage:

  • Platinum - 2018 San Diego Wine & Spirit Competition
  • Gold - 2019 New York International Wine Competition
  • Gold - Winemaker Challenge International Wine Challenge
  • Gold - 2018 McLaren Vale Wine Show
  • 5 Stars & 95/100 - James Halliday
  • Gold - 2018 Critics International Wine Challenge (USA)

 

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