Original
9 Ratings
Black Chook Shiraz-Viognier

Wine Details

Vineyard

Black Chook

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) As the bigger sibling of Woop Woop, the Black Chook once again represents a collaboration between Ben Riggs the wine maker at Penny's Hill, and Tony Parkinson, proprietor of Penny's Hill. The Black Chook is sourced from McLaren Vale, known for it's consistent, Mediterranean-type climate and Langhorne Creek which characteristically produces Shiraz that is spicy, flavorful and elegant. Co-fermenting small amounts of Viognier skins with Shiraz adds wonderful apricot perfumes, at the same time as int...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2007 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage)