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Date Printed: 12/26/2014
Dandelion Vineyards Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz 2008
Dandelion Vineyards Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz 2008
(search item no. 112091)
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Australian Wine Companion rating: 95 points
PRICE ON 12/26/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Intense crimson with youthful purple hues. Lifted blue fruits, blood plum, ripe blackberries and Christmas pudding-like spice flow out of the glass with spicy pepper, and hints of bramble and dark chocolate. Generous mouth filling sweet blackberry, raspberry and plums cover the palate with lashings of sweet spice. Firm but fine tannins and dark chocolaty nuances continue throughout the lengthy palate with youthful finish
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About Dandelion Vineyards:

Dandelion Vineyards is combination of all of our favourite local terroirs with mature and in some cases centurion plus vineyards, down-and-dirty viticulture and purist winemaking....a vinous treasure hunt in our own vineyards! At Dandelion Vineyards we really do 'wish you were here...' Our vineyards are our family, their wines our children. Serious stuff, certainly. Proper fun, absolutely.

Dandelion Vineyards are proven plantings that have stood the test of time. We grow our own grapes and source from the best of family vineyards. Our wish is to nurture the unique character of these vineyards and express their terroir in our wines.

We believe that to capture variety, vintage and vineyard requires an enlightened approach. Separating single sites, and even single soil types, vine by vine if need be.

Dandelion Vineyards is a unique fusion of vineyards and vignerons. Our wines represent decades of experience, blending the fruit of our heirloom vineyards with the finest traditions of artisan winemaking. Dandelion Vineyards combination of old vineyards and young winemaker and a couple of mates to help out in-between which we believe makes for the ideal winery.