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Buy of the Week AU

Chapel Hill The Parson Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre 2016, McLaren Vale, AUD $16

Playful and vibrant, this is an affordable wine with character. Being a blend of three varieties there is excellent evenness on the palate. There’s also an appealing rusticity, in the form of a savoury/meaty undercurrent, presumably coming from the mourvèdre. It is great to find affordable wine such as this with personality and intensity. (Screwcap)

Score: 88 ★★★½

Alcohol: 14.5

Ageing: now to 2020

Food: Roasted shoulder of lamb with orange glazed beets

Stockists: Chapel Hill Wines; Dan Murphy’s (AU)

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