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The Black Chook Shiraz - Viognier

Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

(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...

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  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2006 Vintage) Those you that have been reading KWG for a long time know I really love Shiraz and especially with a dollop of Viognier mixed in. This very dark opaque purple offering from the Black Chook is quite ...
  • Wine Advocate
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 161 on Oct-05
  • Wine Spectator
    (2007 Vintage)
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2006 Vintage)