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2020 Willunga 100 Shiraz Viognier

McLaren Vale, SA

McLaren Vale Shiraz with a splash of vibrant aromatic Viognier, a luscious rich wine.

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A good finish offering perfume and succulence.

Gary Walsh (Wine Front)

About This Wine

Made famous in the Northern Rhone, and taken up extensively just before the millennium in Australia, Shiraz Viognier blends have a distinct style to them.

Though only 4% Viognier in this wine, what it imparts in clear to see. Heady perfume of lifted spice and that apricot kernel character that is unequivocal.

The palate is rich and luscious, followed by long tannins and dominating fruit, this is a great, full-bodied Vale wine.

About Willunga 100

In 2005 when they founded Willunga 100, Grenache in McLaren Vale was mostly used for blending. But the people behind this label had a crystalline vision to showcase the variety, and how well suited it was in the region.

To that end, they found some 50 y/o dry grown bush-vines, and began the journey. These days, it’s clear how special McLaren Vale Grenache is.

And the name Willunga 100? It seems that during the settlement of SA, you needed 100 households to get a place on the map, hence Willunga 100.

Additional Info

From The Producer

The success enjoyed by Willunga 100 has been built on the quality of fruit we source from our growers, the best of whom we will continue working with. As our business has grown, we’ve been looking for our own vineyard for a couple of years and knew exactly where we wanted to be.

Blend : Shiraz (96%), Viognier (4%)
ABV : 14.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Old-vine Grenache during verasion
Old-vine Grenache during verasion
Willunga, SA
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91Points
The Wine Front

"Jasmine perfume over black fruit, cherry and chocolate, a little vanilla/coconut oak. Fleshy, firm but sure tannin, meaty and savoury, slightly warm but has a good finish offering perfume and succulence. Salt and blueberry in the aftertaste. Nice." Gary Walsh (Wine Front)

89Points
The Real Review

"Opaque purple colour. Meaty aromas along with roasted red and black plums and licorice are very appealing on the nose. It's ripe with freshness to the fruit. A splash of viognier isn't discernible, which is clever winemaking as it adds nuance without taking over. Firm and chewy inky tannins to finish—a delicious meaty style. Gabrielle Poy (The Real Review)

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    succulent, juicy and sensuous. musk and spice from the viognier elevating it to a heavenly state. plum and chocolate wrapped in floral relief. dangerously easy drinking

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