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.
If 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 →
Why did I picture this wine with a door handle? Well, it’s because I wanted to sneak the bottle off to a locked room where I wouldn’t have to share a drop of it! This is one helluva delicious wine and there’s simply not enough in the bottle to share!