Barossa Valley


The Barossa Valley is the most famous of Australia's wine producing regions, appreciated the world over for the full-throttle shiraz made possible by hte hot, arid climate. The shiraz vines in the Barossa are some of the oldest in the world, some topping a century and a half in age. Marquis is proud to be the exclusive importer for several Barossa producers in BC, including the renowned Rockford, whose large barrels are pictured above.

Rolf Binder 2014 Hales Shiraz 750ml


Part of a new wave of medium-bodied Barossa Valley shirazs that are picked when ripe, not overripe; they still show the place, indeed emphasise it, with their freshness. Blackberry and plum have a particularly fine texture, the structure following suit...

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Rockford 2016 Rifle Range Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


There is one fact that explains the elegance, purity and intensity of the Rockford reds: they are a notch less alcoholic than their Barossa Valley peers, the power silky, its delivery effortless. Score: 93 points -- James Halliday, Halliday Wine...

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Langmeil 2016 Grenache 5th Wave 750ml


Langmeil's 2016 Fifth Wave Grenache is a perfect example of why this grape variety has developed such a following in South Australia (and around the world). It's open, friendly and engaging, with hints of Mediterranean herbs, cola-like spice notes and...

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Rockford 2016 Moppa Springs GSM 750ml


A blend of Grenache, Mataro and Shiraz. This wine highlights the suitability of Grenache, Mataro and Shiraz to some of the driest regions in the Barossa. The fruit is forked into our 1880’s wooden Bagshaw de-stemmer before fermenting in open...

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Langmeil 2016 Jackaman's Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


Vines planted '71, matured in French hogsheads (33% new, 67% second-fill) for 25 months. There's no question about the blackcurrant/black olive/savoury varietal cabernet profile. The French oak isn't hiding, simply standing side by side with the fruit...

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Rockford 2018 Frugal Farmer Red Blend 750ml


A blend of Grenache, Mataro and Alicante Bouschet. When we make our Alicante Bouschet each vintage the skins of the grapes are not needed. Instead, we co-ferment them with early picked Grenache and Mataro to make our Frugal Farmer. The addition of...

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E&E 2016 Black Pepper Shiraz 750ml


Dark and rich, this offers an unctuous blend of blackberry, plum and kirsch flavors that are generous, plump and smooth, showing plenty of power and intensity. An appealing cream soda edge lingers on the finish, adding roundness to the thick, velvety...

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Henschke 2014 Keyneton Estate Euphonium 750ml


Predominantly Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon (there's some Merlot and Cabernet Franc as well), the 2014 Keyneton Euphonium is leafy and fresh, with raspberry and cassis fruit dusted with dried herbs and spices. It's medium-bodied but ripe and...

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Rockford NV Sparkling Black Shiraz 750ml


The quality and style of this remarkable wine are jealously guarded by Rockford. It really is sheer pleasure to drink, complex yet harmonious, long and balanced. The problem is if you are not on the mailing list you are not going to be able to buy it...

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Henschke 2016 Henry's Seven Red 750ml


A bit more aromatic and vibrant than the 2015, the 2016 Henry's Seven is a blend of 66% Shiraz, 15% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre, and 9% Viognier. Medium-bodied, plump and mouthwatering, it showcases attractive notes of cherries and stone fruit, with...

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Hesketh 2018 Ebenezer Grenache 750ml


Grenache of a lighter shade, crafted with plenty of whole berry by the smell of it. Cranberry, bergamot and strawberry, with a spicy herbal undercurrent. Ripe and crunchy. Australian fruit sweet, but nothing excessive. Drink on the cooler side. Score:...

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