It is only a few days now before I head back to Sydney, and I started to long for an Australian wine. German supermarkets sell only cheap stuff, but I wanted a reasonable experience. Then I saw the 2012 Peter Lehmann Portrait Shiraz. It is from the Barossa and the 2012 vintage. How wrong can you go?
This wine is full-bodied, with concentrated plum fruit, and chocolate flavours. The wine is persistent, yet not very refined: a decent wine if you don't want to think about it, and good value for money.
* - Barossa Valley, SA* * - $50-$120* - Cork - 13.5%alc *Joseph or Black Shiraz? My mind shudders at the thought of picking a favourite sparkling red. I lo...