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Rich Reds (Shiraz, Cabernet)


  • Meg Tasted: Rob Dolan Wines White Label Shiraz, Yarra Valley
  • Top Australian Regions: Barossa, McLaren Vale, Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley
  • Colour: Garnet, deep purple/ blue with coloured legs
  • Aromas: Plum, black pepper, mulberry, blackberry, vanilla + clove from oak
  • Palate: Rounded juicy tannins, moderate acid, high alcohol, oak
  • Food pairing: Mushroom burgers, barbecue ribs, anything big and juicy


  • Meg Tasted: Rob Dolan Wines White Label Cabernet Sauvignon, Yarra Valley
  • Top Australian regions: Margaret River, Coonawarra, Yarra Valley
  • Colour: Deep ruby or garnet red
  • Aromas: Blackcurrant, blackberry, oak, green pepper, herb garden
  • Palate: High tannins, high alcohol, full bodied
  • Food pairing: any rich protein – mushrooms, risotto, pork ribs