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Mr Riggs The Truant Mclaren Vale Shiraz 2016
  • 5 Red Star Halliday-rated winery
  • Exceptional McLaren Vale Shiraz
  • Soft, juicy and lush

Mr Riggs The Truant Mclaren Vale Shiraz 2016 x12


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Product Code: R0516
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Unlike its name, there's absolutely nothing missing from this McLaren Vale Shiraz, made by the multi-awarded Ben Riggs. Ben has plenty of experience, being a Flying Winemaker in places as diverse as France, the US and Italy. Here he's coaxed a big, bold, smooth Shiraz out of some of the McLaren Vale's best grapes.

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Full-flavored meats such as roasted lamb, beef short ribs or even spice-rubbed or barbequed chicken, aged hard cheeses.


Matured in French oak.


Deep garnet in colour.


This wine shows excellent integration of Shiraz fruit with the skilful use of oak, dark fruits and mixed spice. Lively aromas of creme brulee, melted toffee, and sour cherry tart.


The wine has a long, soft and juicy palate and lush mouth feel, bursting with nuances of blackberry, milk chocolate and liquorice. This wine delivers an exceptional McLaren Vale Shiraz experience and will be best enjoyed over the next 7 years.


The Shiraz grapes used to make 'The Truant has been sourced from select vineyards in McLaren Vale. With dominant winter rainfall and warm, dry summers of low humidity tempered by the proximity to the Gulf St. Vincent, McLaren Vale has one of the most consistent climates in which to grow premium wine grapes, particularly Shiraz.

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