Price:  £12.60 | Case Rate: £12.60
Ex Tax: £10.50

D'Arenberg - The Stump Jump Shiraz 2017

Information

  • Country: Australia
  • Wine Region: South Australia
  • Wine Area: McLaren Vale
  • Wine Maker: Chester d’Arenberg Osborn
  • Grape: Shiraz/Syrah
  • Grape Percentage: 100%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 14.1
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now
Food Matching

Food Matching

This wine is ideal for robust foods simply prepared. Try it with sausages, steak and roast game, as well as with simple casseroles. It makes for a great barbecue wine, and will work with most cheeses (though it is not so great with blue cheese). Avoid creamy sauces and anything too salty or spicy.

Duty/Vat Paid
WA: 87 (2016) WS: 90 (2016) VS: 88 (2010) WE: 87 (2015) JH: 85 (2011)

Wine tasting notes

The nose is chock-full of fresh blackberries, cherries and dark chocolate sprinkled with spices.The palate is fresh and juicy, ripe red fruits mix with plums, blackcurrant,flowers and a twist of black pepper.The tannins are fine with d

Winery Information

D'Arenberg

One of the undisputed kings of Australian Shiraz and Rhone varietals, d'Arenberg has managed to turn individuality into an art form by doing a whole lot of little things differently. The original vineyards were established by Joseph Osborn in 1912 in the McLaren Vale region of South Australia. A century on, the estate has grown to 345 acres, and the mantle now rests with fourth-generation winemaker, Chester Osborn. By maintaining a focus on traditional winemaking and nurturing their old-vine.. read more

Expert Reviews

Wine Advocate/Robert Parker (2016)87 pts

The medium-bodied 2016 The Stump Jump Shiraz is another terrific bargain. No, it's not a big, plush wine, but it is a crisp, remarkably drinkable mouthful of Shiraz. Red plums and cherries are buttressed by enough tannins so that this can ably partner with weeknight burgers but not so much as to weigh down the wine.

Wine Spectator (2016)90 pts

Distinctive, with a fresh note of spearmint complementing the juicy core of plum and blackberry flavors. Herb, chai tea and cigar box elements linger on the long, expressive finish, where the tannins firm up but never get in the way.

Vinous/Stephen Tanzer (2010)88 pts

Jul 12. By Josh Raynolds. Dark ruby. Pungent cherry and blackberry aromas, with hints of licorice and vanilla. Ripe dark berry flavors are braced by racy acidity and show good depth and power. Shows a touch of warmth on the finish, which features a vaguely jammy quality and good persistence.

Wine Enthusiast (2015)87 pts

This starts shy in comparison to the typical ripe, brashness of South Aussie Shiraz. With time in glass, however, it reveals attractive red fruit notes of tart cherry and raspberry, with vanilla and savory spice. The palate shows tart, almost mouthpuckering red fruit, with a medium body, light, chalky tannins and a slightly soapy finish.

James Halliday (2011)85 pts

About as much as one can expect given the vintage, on the thin side.

Vinification Notes

This wine is the combination of many individual parcels of wines that flowed down from senior wines in the d’Arenberg stable. It also includes parcels from a range of new growers. Red winemaking at d’Arenberg is very traditional and simplistic. All of the reds wines are fermented in head- ed - down open fermenters prior to being pressed in our traditional bas- ket - presses, then matured in barriques and large casks prior to bottling at the winery.