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2017 Mallaluka Syrah

Murrumbateman, NSW

Elegant cool climate Syrah with a wild side. Full of character and ridiculous value for money.

$24.00

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About The Wine

Light-medium bodied, super-spicy, bunchy, beautiful Shiraz here from Sam Leyshon - all under $25.

Bargain.

This is fruit grown at the Mallaluka vineyard outside Murrumbateman. One quarter of the fruit was fermented as whole bunches, the other three quarters fermented as whole berries. There's a load of savoury, black olive character going on here, plenty of spice from the stems. 

It's a lively little wine and awesome value if you love cool-climate Syrah with a bit of attitude.

About Mallaluka Wines

Mallaluka is a family affair in the Canberra district of NSW.

These estate-grown wines are made by second generation vigneron Sam Leyshon who has most recently learnt to ply his trade assisting Bryan Martin and Tim Kirk at Clonakilla.

These are modern wines that reflect the changing face of this exciting region. He makes wines with a wild side, they are made with minimal intervention and are insane value for money.

With Sam in the driver's seat, Mallaluka is one of the rising stars of the region, bringing a unique light and shade to the Canberra district.

Winemaker Sam Leyshon
Winemaker Sam Leyshon
Murrumbateman, NSW
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

92Points
The Wine Front

"Hard to go past Canberra District shiraz (syrah) if you’re looking for medium weight, spicy, silky reds of length, presence, elegance and interest. Such a good region for the variety. Here’s one to set the heart aflutter. Gamey, meaty, peppery spice and green herbs, leafy and yet floral sort of thing too; very savoury is the message. Mouthwatering acidity, meaty notes, red currants, beetroot, soft and then bites with good fresh finish. Lovely drinking, supple texture, lightish bodied, showing freshness and an underlying strictness too. It’s a delicious wine, a little more unfettered than most from the region, a touch wilder in the best possible way." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

25% whole bunch natural fermentation. 75% whole berry natural fermentation. Aged 11 months in neutral french oak barriques. Very stemmy, spice, pickled olives, black fruits and light bodied.

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
ABV : 12.8%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2023
Bottle Size : 750ml

Delivery

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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Express Delivery is available for Sydney postcodes within 15km of the CBD. There is a $10 delivery surcharge and the order is needs to be placed before 12pm midday weekdays for same day delivery.

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Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

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FaQs
Do I have to order in dozens?

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Are there volume discounts?

Yes we offer volume discounts on larger orders. Orders over $499 get a 5% and orders over $999 get a 10% discount. This will be automatically applied during checkout.

How does the price match work?

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I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me?

This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

Does Different Drop have a physical store?

No, not really. More of a warehouse/office. We do however offer a Click & Collect option from our warehouse in Ultimo, Sydney. Our warehouse address for Click & Collect is: F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007

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