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Dandelion Vineyards Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz

5 Stars & No.1 Aussie Shiraz - what a beast!

Dandelion Vineyards Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz

2017, Barossa Valley Australia
  • 5 Stars, Best Buy & No.1 rated Aussie Shiraz (Cuisine magazine 2019), Gold medal (NZ Int'l Wine Show 2017)
  • 95/100 (James Halliday) - "High quality Barossa fruit, part grown by famous vignerons, floods the mouth...a lovely wine"
  • From old Barossa vines over 100 years old!
  • Who are the Dandelions? They're a fusion of vineyards and vignersons across three families in South Australia.
  • RRP $32.99

    $24.99

    Dandelion’s making wishes come true. There’s got to be magic behind the label to make Aussie wine guru James Halliday’s list of Top 10 Best New Wineries that’s for sure.

    A fusion of vineyards and vignersons across three families in South Australia. So, who are the Dandelions? They’re Elena (trophy winemaker and, we might add, trophy wife!), Zar (Elena’s husband, typist and other jobs TBA) and winegrowers Carl, Peggy, Fiona and Brad. Oh, and Madison the dog.

    The Lionheart is named after their vigneron Carl. They hail this guy as king of the jungle when it comes to old vine Barossa Shiraz. And with a mighty roar this beast has ripped the opposition to shreds in the 2019 Cuisine magazine Aussie Shiraz tasting – taking out 5 Stars, Best Buy and No.1 overall rated Shiraz in the tasting!

    A powerful, dense, full bodied beast. It’s loaded with spicy, dark fruit flavours that make Aussie Shiraz lovers simply lick their lips! Pounce on it now.

    The Lowdown: 14.5% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    James Halliday 95 Points
    James Halliday 5 Star Winery
    NZIWS Gold
    Cuisine 5 Stars & Best Buy

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