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

Lou Miranda Estate 2013 Old Vine Shiraz

If you need an excuse (which you shouldn’t btw) to open that bottle of something nice you have, well today is that excuse! It’s Friday and it’s December.

Lou Miranda Estate 2013 Old Vine ShirazWho agrees with me?

I recently was gifted this bottle of Lou Miranda Estate 2013 Old Vine Shiraz from SA’s Barossa Valley and it’s made from grapes from 106-year-old vines, so it’s pretty special. Continue reading