South Australia is the powerhouse for many of Australians top notch reds. These 3 are no exception and show case the best of their region – McLaren Vale, Coonwarra and Barossa. Oliver's Tarnaga are now 7th generation and have been producing top line Shiraz now for a number of years. Parker is the quintessential Coonawarra Cabernet producer and Powell & Son are recrafting the great reds of Rhone albeit from the Barossa Valley.
Oliver's Taranga HJ Shiraz
Oliver's Taranga HJ Shiraz is made from the esteemed "Old Block" with vines up to 100+years old. A Shiraz with depth, the nose exhibits liqueur cherries, spice stewed plums, dark chocolate and vanilla bean ice cream. As the wine circles the palate, dark chocolate with sweet spices, slight char and stewed cherry and vanillan quince characters meld beautifully with layers of fine grained tannins. Read more about Oliver's Taranga HJ Shiraz
Parker Estate 95 Block Cabernet Sauvignon
Seriously generous and rich Parker Estate 95 Block Cabernet Sauvignon from the Abbey Vineyard is highly rated Reynell clone, co-fermented with 5% petit verdot, spending 30 days on skins before maturation for 21 months in 100% new thick-staved French oak. It is deep ruby red in colours and very perfumed. Ripe Cabernet fruit alongside smooth cedar. Bright and fruit driven, the addition of Petit Verdot brings a slightly floral nature. Ample tannins. Smooth finish. Read more about Parker Estate 95 Block Cabernet Sauvignon
Powell & Son Barossa Valley Grenache Shiraz Mataro
Powell & Son Barossa Valley Grenache Shiraz Mataro is intense in its perfumed aromas of cherry liqueur and blackberry compote, with notes of spice and anise. Flavours of dark fruits predominate with velvety tannins providing a backbone to carry the voluptuous flavours through to the finish. Read more about Powell & Son Barossa Valley Grenache Shiraz Mataro