John Duval 'Plexus' Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre 2018
Region: Barossa, South Australia
Type: Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvèdre
Awards: James Halliday 95 points
John Duval is one of the world's best known winemakers. He has been saluted many times on the world stage, notably international Winemaker of the Year in 1989 and twice Red Winemaker of the Year in 1991 and 2000. After 28 years with Penfolds, including 16 years as Chief Winemaker, John has created a stunning range of wines under the John Duval label.
Lifted, vibrant red fruits, cinnamon, woody spice and a hint of smokey oak. Generous layers of red and black fruits, plenty of savoury spice and velvety tannins finishing long and pure.