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Mr Riggs Battleaxe Sparkling Shiraz

McLaren Vale, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$34. 99 Bottle
$419.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 6 Years (2019-2025)
ABV: 12.5%
Closure: Crown Seal

The Battle Axe (Ben Riggs mother in law) is the motivation for this sparkling Shiraz. Its traditionally made with mature premium McLaren Vale Shiraz aged in old oak, finished off with a touch of vintage fortified Shiraz.
A frothy dark red tinged mousse dissipates to reveal a deep dark red black coloured base that has a steady stream of fine bubbles flowing through it. The nose offers up aromas of dark plums, dark chocolate and liquorice over earthy vanillin oak and spice notes. Rich dark plum, liquorice and dark chocolate fruits have a velvety feel with an undercard of earth, spicy vanilla and a hint of leather. Finishes rich and luscious.
Drink over the next 5-6 years.
Alc. 12.5%