d’Arenberg The Footbolt Shiraz 2021, McLaren Vale, SA.

by | Nov 1, 2023

Named after the race horse that was sold by Joseph Osborn to finance the purchase of the vineyard in 1912. The wine is big on cedar oak, earth, licorice which means it is very traditional. Full bodied black cherries soft dry tannins with a warm finish. Another value for money wine from this leading producer.

Vintage: 2021
Rating: Recommended
RRP: $22

Ratings Key:

Outstanding (Score range 95-100)

Often an internationally recognised, leading brand or winery – but not always! Produces a classic wine that is a faultless representation of the style/variety. Complexity on the nose and a seamless palate are an example of the hallmarks of an outstanding wine.

Highly Recommended (Score range 92-94)

A quality focused wine that has plenty of style. Length of palate and intensity are often key characteristics of highly recommended wines. These producers could be the ones to watch in the future.

Recommended (Score range 89-91)

An above average well-made, reflection of the style/variety, which often represents good value for money.