Three Dark Horses ‘Frank Ernest’ Shiraz

Never underestimate a dark horse, always respect your elders.

Three Dark Horses ‘Frank Ernest’ Shiraz

2016, McLaren Vale Australia
  • Named after 92 year old Frank, who still helps out at the winery every vintage!
  • Single vineyard McLaren Vale Shiraz, produced from 70 year old vines, aged 22 months in French oak
  • Very limited stocks - only 1656 bottles produced worldwide
  • 1 in stock

    $59.99

    Never underestimate a dark horse, always respect your elders. These Three Dark Horses are Matt, Alan (Dad) and Frank (Grandad).

    At 92 years of age the oldest and wisest Dark Horse, Frank, still helps out in the winery when vintage rolls around. Clearly a bloody legend like that ought to have a bloody good wine named after him. So they did.

    Using McLaren Vale fruit from the famous Renmano vineyard, matured in French oak for 22 months, this is quite some tribute! A special wine for a special bloke. A very limited release (yes, we were lucky to get our hands on some) with only 1656 bottles made worldwide. Drink now through to 2040.

    The Lowdown: 14.5% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    James Halliday 5 Star Winery (2020)
    James Halliday – Dark Horse Winery of the Year

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