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2019 Dodgy Bros Juxtaposed Sherry Vineyard Old Vine Shiraz

McLaren Vale, SA

This is an exciting modern style of McLaren Vale Shiraz. It's spicy and slender and beautifully balanced. Great reviews all round.

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It’s a terrific expression of McLaren Vale Shiraz.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Here's a great example of a modern Shiraz from McLaren Vale.

The fruit comes from the ‘Old Block’ at the Sherry Vineyard in Blewitt Springs planted in 1955.

This is the more savoury and lithe of the two single vineyard Shiraz wines from Wes in 2019. It's juicy and bright but with a dark and moody underbelly. And it has unmistakable x-factor.

It's a fantastic wine - loaded with personality. Ripper release from winemaker Wes Pearson.

About Dodgy Bros

What started as a small garage winemaking project for viticulturalist Peter Bolte, has grown into a full-time fun-filled winemaking gig.

With fruit secured from top growers with a handshake, Peter, along with Canadian winemaker Wes Pearson and 'grower extraordinaire' Peter Sommerville are now making tasty treats in a wide range of styles from excellent McLaren Vale sites.

The Dodgy Bros wines don't take themselves too seriously. These are adventurous and energetic wines with plenty of personality.

The Dodgy Bros
The Dodgy Bros
McLaren Vale, SA
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From The Producer

From the ‘Old Block’ at the Sherry Vineyard in Blewitt Springs, McLaren Vale planted 1955. This vineyard has been the main source of our Shiraz wines from the past 5 years, and sadly in late 2019 the property was sold so this will be the last iteration of the Sherry Vineyard Shiraz for us. Consequently, we decided that it justified bottling as its own wine, as a love letter to a vineyard that has been the backbone for our wines for a long time. Light on its feet, with vibrancy and freshness at the forefront, this wine embodies everything we have loved about this vineyard since we began sourcing fruit from it.1600 bottles produced.

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
ABV : 14.50%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2030

Winemaker Wes Pearson
Winemaker Wes Pearson
McLaren Vale, SA
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95Points
The Wine Front

"So good to see McLaren Vale Shiraz increasingly turned out with no new oak employed. This is a little beauty. It’s very purple tasting, juicy and lively, all perfume and spice, along with juicy crushed berries, some meaty complexity, light grainy tannin grip, and a long bright finish. It has depth and character. Rose oil aromatics lingering. Excellent." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

96Points
Halliday Wine companion

"From the 'old block' of the Sherry vineyard. The Blewitt Springs postcode is tattooed across the elevated florals, bouncy blue/boysenberry scents and detailed sandy tannins. Elastic tension here, the fruit reverberating as it pulls the saliva from the back of the mouth while making one hungry. Dried seaweed, olive, salami and a satchel of clove, cardamon and pepper, too. Long and energetic. Lithe and sinuous. Frisky and engaging. Fine." - Ned Goodwin MW (Halliday Wine Companion)

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Good but richer than expected

Delicious, but I found the Halliday description didn't match well with what I was tasting

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