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Zontes Footstep Lake Doctor Shiraz

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Product Description

Zontes Footstep Lake Doctor Shiraz Viognier

… Shiraz Viognier smells like a ladies handbag and tastes like a man’s wallet. Drink with anything off the BBQ, and a second glass.

Region : Langhorne Creek

Vintage:  Current vintage (Enquiries welcome)


VARIETAL COMP. 95% Shiraz; 5% Viognier

Colour: Deep purple with a royal purple hue.

Nose: Pepper spice and a hint of stonefruit. Damson Plum pudding and blackberry jam. Pure rose oil and just a whaft of violets.

Entry: Rich and soft and fragrant red fruits. Some tangy cedar and lifted cigar box characters.

Middle Palate: Juicy round blackberry sweetness, tempered with some taught but typical Shiraz tannin.

After Palate: A peacock’s tail of juicy fruit flavour that fans out in the mouth with rolling soft, fine grained fruit tannin.

Finish: Malt, cedar and intense blackberry and caramelised orange peel. Minutes later, the flavour still lingers.

Summary: This is the twelfth consecutive vintage of this wine. Though it will drink great now, especially with anything off the grill, it should cellar well as previous vintages.



The fruit for the Lake Doctor comes from a single block in the heart of the Langhorne Creek. Primary fermentation takes place in a combination of stainless steel vats and 5
tonne open fermenters after which the wine is assembled into tank and allowed to complete a natural malo-lactic fermentation before being pressed off. It is then transferred to new & well-seasoned hogsheads and aged for up to12 months prior to bottling with minimal filtration.This results in a wine with purity of fruit that is unpretentious and eminently satisfying to allow for regular indulgence.

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