Soldier's Block Shiraz

Soldier's Block Shiraz

Victoria, Australia
Wine Description:

Bright and lifted shiraz with aromas of summer fruit pudding, mulberry and black pepper. The palate offers notes of vanilla and chocolate, combining elegance and length on the finish.

Tasting Note:

Bright, aromatic and juicy on the nose with just a touch of naughty bacon fat. True to the varietal, the tiny proportion of Malbec in this blend gives a flowery perfume. This vintage is our brightest, most dangerously drinkable Shiraz to date due to its fine, bright fruit and soft silky elegance.

Vegetarian, Vegan

Food Suggestion:

Drink with Moroccan lamb tagine, roast vegetables and hard cheeses.

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Press Reviews:

2017 Vintage
Catavinum 2018 Silver

2015 Vintage
Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 Bronze
Catavinum 2016 Silver
IWC 2016 Silver
Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2016 Silver

2016 Vintage
IWSC 2017 Bronze 

Producer Description

Boutinot started life in Greater Manchester in 1972 when Paul Boutinot begin to collect wines from France and bring back to Manchester to sell at his parents restaurant. Paul's reputation quickly begin to grow and it wasn't long before other restaurants were asking for him to sell them wine and the company was started in 1980 as a wine supplier.

Boutinot have furthered their reputation for great value wines by starting to produce wines themselves. They have partnered with Italian producer Adria Vini, have their own vineyard holdings and winery in France and vineyards in South Africa, and now a large percentage of Boutinot's portfolio is their own production.