DEAKIN DARES TO BE â€˜NOT CROWD-PLEASINGâ€™
Deakin Shiraz has been in my top ten value reds for almost a decade. I donâ€™t buy a lot of Aussie reds â€“ not a fan of their sweetness/chocolate flavours. The Deakin guy is an exception with its Euro manners â€“ tastes dry â€“ as all table wines should. It also scores for wine flavours as opposed to all that obvious frilly, fruity nonsense. A tangy, appetizing edge completes the performance. Letâ€™s not overlook the handy screw cap! And low price. A solid house red to partner most everyday foods or moods.
DEAKIN ESTATE 13 Shiraz, Australia 560821 $9.95