St Hallett Blockhead Barossa Shiraz Grenache 2017

New Release!

This St Hallett Wines 2017 ‘Blockhead’ Grenache & Shiraz blend hails from South Australia’s Barossa Valley wine region. It’s part of a new range from St Hallett which only launched in September 2018. The range also includes the St Hallett Blockhead Shiraz and a Shiraz & Cabernet blend.

St Hallett Blockhead Barossa Shiraz Grenache 2017“The new sub-range stems from the original European settlers in the Barossa township of Tanunda where St Hallett winery resides, who were known as Blockheads. The origin of the ‘Blockhead’ name is most commonly attributed to their stoic, square-jawed character and dedication to the land. The name has transcended the generations and is worn as a badge of honour at St Hallett.” Continue reading

St Hallett Blockhead Barossa Shiraz 2017

Aussie Shiraz and curry is one of my favourite matches after discovering its delights last year during my 12 days of Australian Shiraz and Food Matches.

St Hallett Blockhead Barossa Shiraz 2017The spicy flavours in the curry really bring out the fruit in the Shiraz. Typically I go for a peppery curry, however, this one here is my homemade butter chicken using the recipe from the Ripe Deli cookbook. I have made the recipe a ton of times and it’s awesome. It also went extremely well with the Blockhead!

This St Hallett Wines 2017 ‘Blockhead’ Shiraz hails from South Australia’s Barossa Valley wine region. It’s a new range from St Hallett which only launched last month. Continue reading