Category:  Classics
Product #:  399642
Bottles per Case:  1
Price : $120

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2012 John Duval Eligo Shiraz

Varietal:  Shiraz / Syrah (100%)
Region:  Barossa Valley, Australia
Winery:  John Duval

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Background

John Duval is one of the world’s best known winemakers coming from a family that boasts four generations of South Australian vignerons. He has been saluted many times on the world stage, notably International Winemaker of the Year 1989 and twice Red Winemaker of the Year in 1991 and 2000. Toward the end of 2002, John retired from Southcorp after a distinguished career of 28 years, including 16 years as Chief Winemaker for Penfolds. John embarked on the development of his own label in 2003 using old vine Barossa Valley fruit and has created two stunning wines that reflect the terroir of the Barossa and the hand crafted attention of John Duval.

Tasting Notes

COLOUR: Deep purple-red.
NOSE: Savoury berry, spice nose. Blackberry and blueberry with hints of liquorish and dark chocolate.
PALATE: Elegant expression of dark fruit with concentrated layers of berry, earthy savouriness and smoked meat flavours. Long and intense with excellent texture and balanced tannin structure.


Reviews

97+ points, Lisa Perrotti-Brown (Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate):
"Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2012 Eligo has a profoundly scented nose of crème de cassis, blackberry pie, licorice, dark chocolate and blueberry preserves against an earthy/meaty background of bacon fat, forest floor, beef dripping and black loam. The densely packed, full-bodied palate manages almost paradoxical elegance and restraint with velvety tannins and lively acid giving closure to the long, multilayered finish. Drink: 2016-2030. "


 

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