Peter Lehmann Futures Shiraz/Muscadelle 2009, Barossa, South Australia

Shiraz Shiraz
South Australia, Australia

$18.25 (301309)

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Always the innovator, Lehmann rounds out his Shiraz here not with Viognier, but with the increasingly rare third white variety of Bordeaux, Muscadelle. Bursting with lovely dark fruit and vanilla, along with savoury herbs and floral overtones. There’s tons of ripeness on the palate, with a medium-full body and a nice round texture. Pair with smoky sausages or meat stews. (VINTAGES panel, Feb. 2012)
87 pts
2
January 05, 2013

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Lehmann's' '09 Futures Shiraz is clean, ripe, very fruity and floral on the nose, while the palate is plush, soft,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

It’s rare enough to see muscadelle – an everyday white variety from Bordeaux - on the label of white wine, let alone...

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