Dandelion Lionheart of the Barossa 2019

Dandelion Lionheart of the Barossa 2019

  • Shiraz
  • Australia, 750ml

On the nose, plenty of liquorice and fruits of the forest, with a hint of dried herbs and chocolate. Full-bodied and rich, wonderfully balanced and completely seamless with its integration of fruit, oak and alcohol (14.5%), the Lionheart is a delicious wine.

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

Lionheart is named after Barossa ‘s lifelong champion of old vines, Carl Lindner. This wine comes from ancient, gnarled vines, some approaching and many over a hundred years of age that not only survive but thrive on their own roots in some of the oldest soils on the planet.

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 in‐between 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.

  • Gold - 2020 Woman Wine & Spirits Awards (2018 vintage)
  • Platinum & 95 Points - 2020 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition, USA (2018 vintage)
  • Gold - 2019 China Wine & Spirits Awards 2019 (2018 vintage)
  • Gold - 2019 New Zealand International Wine Show (2018 vintage)
  • Silver - 2020 China Wine & Spirits Best Value (2018 vintage)
  • Platinum - San Diego Wine & Spirit Competition (2017 vintage)
  • Gold - New York International Wine Competition (2017 vintage)
  • Gold - Winemaker Challenge International Wine Challenge (2017 vintage)
  • Gold - McLaren Vale Wine Show (2017 vintage)
  • 5 Stars & 95/100 Points - James Halliday (2017 vintage)

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