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2017 Sandalford Margaret River Shiraz

2017 Sandalford Margaret River Shiraz

90 Points Richard Caro
2017 Sandalford Margaret River Shiraz
90 Points Richard Caro

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A rich Shiraz from one of the oldest producers in Australia's premium region, Margaret River. Sandalford sources 100% of this wine from quality Margaret river vineyards, with a small percent of Viognier to brighten the colour and aromatics. Packed with ripe flavour with nice body, structure and French oak, this is great value for the Aussie palate. No messing around.

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$19.99 in mixed 6+ or $22.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Shiraz 96%, Viognier 4%

Its Origins

The establishment of Sandalford Wines in 1840 coincided with both the first European settlement at the Colony of Perth and birth of Western Australia's world famous wine industry. In 1970, the Company was one of three initial pioneers of the Margaret River wine region (275km south of Perth and today considered by many as one of the world's truly great premium wine growing appellations) when the first vines were planted at its 300 hectare vineyard located there.

What The Critics Say

Winemaker notes on current 2017 vintage

"Abundant sweet berries - mulberries, blue berries and blackberries, balanced with savoury spices - fresh nutmeg, white pepper and star anise. This wine opens with a generous selection of sweet berry fruits, ranging from raspberries through to the richer blackberries. Opening up, there are layers of savoury spice and dark chocolate. The French oak adds vanilla to the mix. The tannins are like velvet, leading the wine to a gentle and lingering finish on the palate. Medium term cellaring will only add to the complexity of this wine."

90/100 James Halliday (2016 vintage)

"Machine-harvested at night, 7% viognier crushed with the shiraz and co-fermented, cultured yeast, 14 days on skins, matured for 3 months on (not on, not in, suggesting the use of staves) 20% new French oak. It's a powerful wine, needing time to slow down its full gallop." Drink by 2026

Rated a 'Red 5 Star Winery' by James Halliday

Rated Red 5 Star in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011. "Sandalford is an outstanding winery regularly producing wines of exemplary quality and typicity.” "Sandalford is one of Australia's oldest and privately owned wineries. In 1970 it moved beyond its original Swan Valley base, purchasing a substantial property in Margaret River that is now the main source of its premium grapes"

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Shiraz / Syrah

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Western Australia

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    14.50%

  • Maturity

    2018 - 2026

This Wine Goes Well With

with BBQ
with BEEF
with GAME

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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