Pizza with all its various toppings (but not too much chilli), all traditionally prepared meat dishes (i.e. stews and grills), grilled or roasted game fish (ideally without a lemon based sauce) or for pudding. Pears in red wine will find a partner with this versatile wine.
At a previous Classic Wine Trophy competition ten Gold medals were awarded by the French judges to the 385 red wines. Most estates entered their flagship wines. Due to our uncompromising approach to standards we felt comfortable entering the pocket friendly Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz. The wine won Gold.
In much the same way that many Bordeaux chateaux have their “second” wines this is ours. While specific vineyard parcels are dedicated to the blend to ensure consistency of character, grapes, which haven’t quite cracked the nod for our Super Premium wines (due to our critical selection philosophy), find their way happily into this blend.