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2015 Mount Majura TSG

Canberra District, NSW

One of the most uniquely fascinating wines in the Canberra district.

$34.00$29.00

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About The Wine

This is Canberra renegade winery Mount Majura's signature blend.

The focus here is not varietal expression, but a sense of place and, “letting the character of the site express itself through whatever varieties are best suited”. All the fruit for this blend is sourced from a single vineyard on the Mount Majura estate. The wine this year is built from 49% Tempranillo, 36% Shiraz and 15% Graciano - three varieties that get along brilliantly.

The 2015 season has been hyped as one of the best for Canberra in decades, and you can really sense that in every drop of this wine. With a huge 96 points from James Halliday, this is the highest rated vintage of this wine to date. Creative alternative blends can offer very interesting drinking, and this is one of the best.

About Mount Majura

Mount Majura is one of the most exciting producers in Canberra.

They are quickly gaining fame for producing top class Rieslings and alternative varieties with sensational value across the range.

Winemaker Frank van der Loo's obsessive focus on the terroir and his attempts to find the perfect variety for each patch of dirt under Mount Majura's ownership are resulting in unique and spectacular wines for the region.

Winemaker Frank van der Loo
Winemaker Frank van der Loo
Canberra District, NSW
Reviews

Critic Reviews

96Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Bright crimson-purple; Mount Majura has a distinguished track record with this blend, and this is yet another extremely good example. What puts it at the front of its class is the balance, texture and synergy, and I shouldn't forget the structure, possibly its best feature. It isn't some spare parts cobbled together because they're Iberian or Italian or whatever: everything sings in perfect harmony." - James Halliday (Australian Wine Companion)

94Points
Canberra Times

"A blend of 49% tempranillo, 36% shiraz and 15% graciano, TSG thrills with its vivid purple colour, sweet, seductive aroma and vibrant, harmonious palate. The absolutely delicious palate features the liveliest, freshest fruit flavour imaginable, all held together by savoury tannins that give the wine smooth texture." - Chris Shannahan (Canberra Times)

93Points
The Wine Front

"You have to admire the way this wine goes about things. It sees mostly old oak (only 7% new), it leans towards tempranillo in the blend (49%) but it includes that lipsmacking injection of graciano (15%). It’s a relatively small production (868 dozen) and so it’s blended not so much for volume, as for character. “(By blending) we take the spotlight off the variety, and put it back on the vineyard.” The good thing here is that it delivers straight-out juicy drinkability, both delicious and honest, but then folds firm, almost slatey tannin beneath and so, in the process, adds a sense of substance, of structural control. It’s a jubey red, spicy, perfumed and well polished. It’s one of those you-cannot-go-wrong-here reds. This wine has picked up the odd rave, and the odd gold medal, in its journey into public life. It’s not hard to fathom why." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

Typically complex, this signature blend from our vineyard combines spice, black and red fruits with hints of game and new leather. Medium in weight, it is deliciously snappy yet fine and soft.

There is no doubt that varietal labelling (i.e. single-variety wines, labelled by the variety) helps make wine approachable and understandable. It does put an emphasis on the variety however, when sometimes the emphasis should be on the vineyard. In other words, letting the character of the site express itself through whatever varieties are best suited, and not being distracted by the characteristics of individual varieties.

First made in 2008, this blend received immediate acclaim and success, winnning numerous gold medals. 

Blend : Tempranillo (49%), Shiraz (36%), Graciano (15%)
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

Mount Majura winery
Mount Majura winery
Canberra District, NSW
Delivery Information

Delivery is Free for any order over $150 or more, or just $9 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mix pack!

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We Also Offer Volume Discounts. It works like this:

  ORDERS OVER $149 GET FREE SHIPPING

  ORDERS OVER $299 GET A $20 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $499 GET A $40 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $999 GET A $100 DISCOUNT

This will all be automatically applied to your cart during the checkout process. So for example, if you create a cart with a total of $310, your final price at checkout will be $290. The discount will generally be applied to the first item in the cart. For very large wholesale or function orders (weddings etc) we are always happy to negotiate on a case by case basis. Don't hesitate to contact us.