As Black Stump fans will attest, we led the Aussie Durif charge in the UK and we’re always on the lookout for exciting new releases. Enter Dark Corner, an alluring, weighty Durif Shiraz from one of Australia’s most successful, family-owned wineries.
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Beyond the Label
Masses of spicy black fruit, liquorice and a hint of violets
Intense aromas of dark cherry, blackberry and spice
As you’d expect from a wine dominated by Durif, this is a whopper of a red. It was carefully crafted in the darkest corner of the cellar. Why? Because it’s the special project of rising star winemaker David Joeky and he didn’t want anyone to take a look or taste it until he was absolutely ready. So every evening, after the rest of the crew had left, David would retire to the furthest corner of the cellar, where he’d stationed his special tanks of dark, spicy Durif and ripest, peppery Shiraz. We think he’s ‘blended a blinder’ as the locals say. It’s firm and full, yet abundant in gloriously ripe, liquorice- and spice-scented fruit with an underlying note of oak. Smooth enough to sip on its own, but even better with hearty red meat dishes.
"Deliciously smooth and tasty wine. So good for one so young, congratulations to the winemaker"
5 Star Online Review For the 2020 vintage