Wine of the Week AU

Mr Riggs Shiraz 2015, McLaren Vale, AUD $50

Full-bodied, dense and fleshy, this plush shiraz has lavish fruit sweetness and delicious flavours of blackberry, licorice and kola. Good backbone and structure, with soft tannins. Best Shiraz in Show, 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards. (Diam)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 15%

Food: Medium-heat Indian curries; Kung Pao chicken

Ageing: good now; best in two to 20 years

Stockists: Mr Riggs Wines; Nick’s Wine Merchants, Doncaster – Vic; Shorty’s Liquor, Sydney – NSW (AU); Federal Merchants & Co, Auckland (NZ distributors)

Ranked: #3 of 88 2015 Shiraz from McLaren Vale

Awarded: Top Rank

Winery Rating: 93.9 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How the wine fits in the winery’s range?

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