2023 Lone Star Creek Vineyard Lone Star Red
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2023 Lone Star Creek Vineyard Lone Star Red

Yarra Valley, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
$24. 99
$299.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 2 Years (2024-2026)
ABV: 12.5%
Closure: Stelvin

Located in the upper Yarra Valley on the boundary of Woori Yallock and Hoddles Creek, Lone Star vineyards was established in 1997. Grape production is sold to a number of renowned Yarra Valley winemakers with the 2017 vintage being the first commercial release under their own label. Hoddles Creek’s Franco D’Anna is in charge of winemaking.
A blend of 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Syrah. Bright purple red colour with a light purple tinged hue. Exceptionally fragrant the nose offers up a pretty bouquet of violets, strawberries, red raspberries and red liquorice with hints of clove, fresh herbs and spice also evident. Light and juicy, delicious red raspberry, red liquorice and strawberry fruits flood the mouth over an earth dried herb and spice back drop. Polished tannins finishing fresh, succulently fruited and with plenty of length.
Drink over the next 1-2 years.
Alc. 12.5%

Other Reviews….
A 50/50 blend of Shiraz and Pinot Noir. I can’t tell you the RRP, as it was written on the bottle in white pen, which has rubbed off, so I’ll guess.
This is meaty, spicy and perfumed, blue and black fruit, dried herb with a stony thing happening. The Shiraz component seems to dominate the flavour profile, though there’s some raspberry and cherry from Pinot Noir, or so I think. The tannin is grainy and fine, and the finish is long, offering juiciness with meaty/savoury complexity. Nicely done. Drink 2024-2029+
92 points
Gary Walsh – The Wine Front