Full Bodied Reds Pack

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Sick of people bringing terrible booze to your BBQ? Stash one of these great value mixed packs to make sure you're never stuck with the clean-skin.
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
11 Reviews

Sale price$179.00 Regular price$189.00
$29.83 Per Bottle
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This is our go-to quintessential mixed pack which is designed for lovers of big reds. It's full of luscious, ripe reds in a variety of styles from all over the country. Malbec, Tempranillo and Petit Verdot all get a run alongside classic varieties like Shiraz, Cabernet and Grenache.

  • 2022 Nick Spencer P.A.R. Hilltops Malbec
  • 2022 Michael Hall Sang de Pigeon Shiraz
  • 2022 Domaine Naturaliste Rebus Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2022 Dune The Empty Quarter GSM
  • 2022 Little Frances Beechworth Merlot
  • 2022 Ricca Terra Vintners Bullets Before Cannonballs

2022 Nick Spencer P.A.R. Hilltops Malbec

P.A.R. is a new label from Nick Spencer, started with the intention of focusing entirely on emerging/alternative varieties in Australia, seeing fermentation and maturation only in sandstone amphoras.

The Malbec for this wine is sourced from a vineyard 600m above sea level with decomposed granite soils located around Young in the Hilltops region. The fruit gets picked and sent to amphora for fermentation and further ageing for 18 months.

It comes out bountiful in aromatics and flavour, with it's purple fruited heart to the fore thanks to the lack of oak. Read more

94 points

"You can tell it’s Malbec, but also, gee, it’s a lot like a good Teroldego. I really like this."
- Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

2022 Michael Hall Sang de Pigeon Shiraz

The name Sang de Pigeon is drawn from winemaker Michael Hall's time as a jewellery valuer. Meaning "Blood of the Pigeon", this title was given to only the reddest of rubies in the trade.

Here, Michael uses it to describe the fine fruit selected for this lovely Shiraz. The fruit is sourced from a combination of four different vineyards from Stone Well, Greenock and Krondorf.

It's made with Michael's signature deft touch resulting in a classy and great value version of Shiraz from this famous region. Read more

2022 Domaine Naturaliste Rebus Cabernet Sauvignon

Bruce Dukes' winemaking starts literally from the ground up.

The man has been obsessed with growing things for over two decades and it shows in every wine he makes. His roots have been put down in Margaret River, and as such he has immense insight into what the balance of soil, aspect and clone can do to a wine in this part of the world. One of his great loves is Margaret River Cabernet - and with this wine, we can definitely see why.

He explained to us, "Rebus is a picture puzzle that when you look at it, the solution is not immediately apparent, there may be several solutions. That's why I love Margaret River Cabernet - it's constantly changing and it keeps me constantly challenged."

If you love Margaret River Cabernet, you are going to fall in love with this wine. Read more

95 points
"There’s a freshness of fruit, too – boysenberry and lingonberry, raspberry juice finished with a lick of black olive flesh. A wine of its place with so much going on in its youth and much more to come as it matures."
- Cassandra Charlick (Wine Pilot)

2022 Dune The Empty Quarter GSM

The Lloyd brothers have burst out of the gates with a suite of interesting and delicious examples of McLaren Vale wines.

With firm roots in the region, hailing from the great Lloyd dynasty at Coriole, this is the boys chance to spread their wings and do things their own way.

This is a blend of Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvedre, and a dash of Touriga. Medium bodied, svelte and spicy with delicious ripe fruit flavours, they've nailed this wine from first swing of the hammer.

GSM fan? Here's something that's going to get your engine running. Read more

96 points
"A beautifully detailed and handled wine that is a super-elegant version of standard GSM."
- James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

94 points
"I love the grip and savoury complexity. Very good."
- Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

2022 Little Frances Beechworth Merlot

Little Frances was established in 2012 by Aussie ex-pat Erin Frances Pooley, who crafts wines she loves to drink, focusing on purity and site expression.

The 2022 Beechworth Merlot is sourced from the renowned Serengale vineyard and is de-stemmed, fermented on skins for three weeks, and aged on lees in large French puncheons.

This Merlot boasts all the typical dark plums and berries you'd expect from the variety, but with quite floral aromatics, and a distinct savoury, earthy character which really adds a dimension.

Bold yet refined, this wine captures the joy of Merlot and will be the first bottle emptied on any shared table. Read more

93 points
"Delicious! Quite bold in its character, a fire place red in some respects but also feels cool and pure too. Lovely."
- Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

2022 Ricca Terra Vintners Bullets Before Cannonballs

Ash Ratcliff is one of the sharpest minds growing grapes in Australia with a vision towards a new Riverland. The "Bullets Before Cannonballs" concept is something Ash has used extensively during his time in the Riverland. The idea being, you shoot loads of 'bullets' - small trials of new varieties - and when you see one excelling you light the fuse on a cannonball and go deep on that variety.

It's a methodology which is yielding great results for Ricca Terra Farms. This wine is a fiery blend of the red varieties that have excelled for him so far: Tempranillo, Shiraz, Lagrein, and a touch of Lambrusco.

The finished wine is flush with dark fruits and exotic spice. Great value to be had here and a super versatile red for any night of the week. Read more

94 points
"The 2022 Bullets Before Cannonballs is a vibrant fuchsia-tinged magenta in the glass... Gorgeous. Ten out of 10 people would drink this, which is a pretty vital characteristic for wine in my book."
- Erin Larkin (The Wine Advocate)

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 11 reviews
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11 reviews
  • KM
    Kerri M.
    Verified Buyer
    4 months ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Great selection

    Wonderful selection. Full bodied red wines that are great for to have on hand for hosting.

  • LK
    Lata K.
    Verified Buyer
    1 year ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    DD does it again!

    Delicious, well curated pack and particular faves being the SC Pannell Touriga and Ravensworth LWR.

  • AV
    Arjun V.
    Verified Buyer
    2 years ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Great buy

    Great value for money for both beginners and experts.

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