Chris Ringland Sealed 2016 Barossa Shiraz

Chris Ringland Sealed 2016 Barossa ShirazI love a gift pack which comes with wine and matching snacks! I received this as a Christmas gift from Cellarmasters (thank you Mira & team).

Inside the gift box was a bottle of Chris Ringland Sealed 2016 Barossa Shiraz alongside; Bryon Bay cookies (soooo good!), Maggie Beer Fig & Fennel Paste, Beerenberg tomato chutney and crackers. Out of all the elements, the wine went superbly with the paste ? Continue reading

Barossa Boy Lifeblood Shiraz 2016

Barossa Boy Lifeblood Shiraz 2016
Red wine and blue cheese, does late night snacking get any better?

Introducing the Barossa Boy Wines 2016 Lifeblood Shiraz, one heck of a blockbuster wine made by Trent Burge & team. This wine is made for drinking over time so you can experience how the Barossa’s most loved variety can age so gracefully. It’s one of those wines you buy at least 6 or 12 and pull one out of the cellar every year. Continue reading

Lou Miranda Estate Old Vine Shiraz Mourvèdre 2015

Wow! Wine made from 117-year-old vines, you don’t get that every day! That means the vines were planted in 1898 for this wine.

Lou Miranda Estate Old Vine Shiraz Mourvedre 2015If you’re looking for an extra special bottle of red to enjoy, this is the bottle you’ve been searching for. Trust me, it’s worth the $65 price tag. Plus only 3,600 bottles were made!

Lou Miranda Estate in SA’s Barossa Valley has made this wine from a blend of 78% Shiraz and 22% Mourvèdre (also known as Mataro) grapes. It has spent over 36 months maturing in oak. For the wine geeks out there, they used American oak hogsheads (300L barrel) and 40% first use oak. Continue reading