2020 Mr Riggs J.F.R. Shiraz
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2020 Mr Riggs J.F.R. Shiraz

McLaren Vale, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$49. 99
$599.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 8 Years (2024-2032)
ABV: 14.5%
Closure: Diam Cork

Formerly known simply as Mr Riggs Shiraz, this wine has been re-branded J.F.R. as a tribute to winemaker Ben Riggs father. The 2020 vintage was sourced from three of McLaren Vale’s iconic Shiraz vineyards; Piebald Gully, Gateway and Martins Vineyard. Maturation took place in a mixture of 80% French oak and 20% American oak with 35% being new oak.
Dense inky black colour with a deep dark red black tinged hue. Heady ripe blackberry, liquorice and dark chocolate aromas engulf the nostrils trailed by some vanillin oak, earthy mocha and spice notes. Rich, concentrated and opulent the full bodied palate is drenched in waves of blackberry, liquorice, dark plum and dark chocolate fruit. Spicy vanillin oak and earthy mocha elements linger underneath. Expansive in its feel, it boasts outstanding power and velvet smooth tannins. Concludes long, plush and sumptuous.
Drink over the next 6-8 years.
Alc. 14.5%