Martins Vineyard Limited McLaren Vale Shiraz
The Martins Vineyard Limited Shiraz is a captivating wine that greets the senses with its deep, dark purple hue, hinting at the richness that awaits.
On the nose, the aroma is a tantalizing symphony of lifted fresh berry fruits, including succulent blackberries, juicy raspberries, and luscious mulberries. These vibrant fruit notes dance harmoniously, intertwining with delicate hints of spice, creating an alluring and complex bouquet.
Upon tasting, the palate unveils an exquisite tapestry of red berry fruits, enveloping the senses in a wave of indulgence. The fine, well-integrated tannins provide a sturdy framework, lending structure and elegance to the wine. Generous fruit characters abound, showcasing the winemaker's mastery and the vineyard's bounty. The balance achieved is truly remarkable, as the fruit is expertly complemented by the subtle presence of integrated oak, adding depth and sophistication to every sip.
This Shiraz possesses a remarkable ability to age gracefully, demonstrating its potential for further maturation. Enjoy it now to revel in its youthful exuberance, or cellar it for 15 to 20 years, allowing it to evolve into something truly extraordinary. Whether savored in its vibrant youth or after patient aging, this wine promises to reward those who appreciate wine of great balance and style.
The Martins Vineyard Limited Shiraz is a testament to the artistry of winemaking and the remarkable terroir that nurtures its vines. It is a wine that demands attention, indulging the senses with its seductive aromas, velvety texture, and refined complexity.
Gold Medal - AWC Vienna 2022
Gold Medal - AWC Vienna 2021
Gold Medal - CWSA 2022
Gold Medal - CWSA 2021
Gold Medal - CWSA 2020
#1 ranked Top 25 SA Shiraz on Vivino.com
97 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2020
97 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2018
97 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2016
96 points - Ken Gargett Wine Pilot - Vintage 2020
96 points - Kim Brebach - Vintage 2020
96 points - Wine Showcase Magazine - Vintage 2020
17/20 - Jancis Robinson - Vintage 2016
96 points - Patrick Eckel , Winereviewer.com.au- Vintage 2020
95 points - Bob Campbell , The Real Review - Vintage 2018
95 points - James Halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2016
94 points - Ned Goodwin Wine Companion - Vintage 2018
94 points - Andy Lloyd - The Wine Panel - Vintage 2020
93 points - Stuart Knox , The Real Review - Vintage 2018
92 points - Stuart Knox , The Real Review - Vintage 2020
90 points - James Suckling - Vintage 2020
90 points - Ned Goodwin Wine Companion - Vintage 2020