Original
9 Ratings
Black Chook Shiraz-Viognier

Wine Details

Vineyard

Black Chook

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) "A bigger, richer version of the value-priced Woop Woop, this cuvee, which is made by the irrepressible Ben Riggs, is produced primarily from McLaren Vale and Langhorne Creek fruit. The result is a fabulous value composed of 95% Shiraz and 5% Viognier that is aged in mostly used French oak for eight months. Its deep ruby/purple color is accompanied by serious blackberry and currant notes intermixed with pepper and spice. This wine offers high levels of seduction, lushness, and richness at a ridic...

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