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    Willow Bridge 'Dragonfly' Shiraz 2019

    Willow Bridge 'Dragonfly' Shiraz 2019

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    Fruit from vines now over 20 years old and 100% barrel matured in new and older french hogsheads. Bright and fresh aroma of blueberry and black plum with french oak hints. Delicious and textural, sweet plums and dark berries with toasted French oak and long fine tannins.

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    Specifications

    • Cellaring

      2-5 Years
    • Varieties

      Shiraz
    • Vintage

      2019
    • Alcohol Content

      14%
    • Closure

      Screwcap
    • Bottle Size

      750ml

    Critic Reviews (2)

    Gary Walsh

    91 points | August 2020

    Value plus to be had here.

    It’s just so good to drink. Cherry-berry flavours with choc, clove and gum leaf. It sits just above medium in weight, is ribbed with tannin and while there’s certainly ripeness to the fruit the finish is dry. Very well done.

    Value plus to be had here.

    It’s just so good to drink. Cherry-berry flavours with choc, clove and gum leaf. It sits just above medium in weight, is ribbed with tannin and while there’s certainly ripeness to the fruit the finish is dry. Very well done.

    Ray Jordan

    91 points | June 2020

    This is quite a firm style of Shiraz with plenty of plummy, spicy characters on the nose. Gets bewtween 10 and 20 percent new oak and has a freshness and vital palate feel. Good tannin profile here. It's ripe and generous with a juicy, full palate delivered with slightly medium weight. Has a brilliant high energy colour. 

    This is quite a firm style of Shiraz with plenty of plummy, spicy characters on the nose. Gets bewtween 10 and 20 percent new oak and has a freshness and vital palate feel. Good tannin profile here. It's ripe and generous with a juicy, full palate delivered with slightly medium weight. Has a brilliant high energy colour. 

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    Food Pairings & Recipe

    Food Pairing

    Slow roast lamb shoulder

    Slow roast lamb shoulder with Simon Johnson

    INCREDIENTS

    Slow Roast Lamb Shoulder

    1.2-1.4kg Lamb Shoulder on the Bone
    110g Ortiz Anchovies in Olive Oil, reserve olive oil
    6-8 Fresh Rosemary Sprigs
    1 Garlic Bulb, halved lengthways
    6 French Eschallots, peeled & halved
    1 cup Dry Red Wine, plus an additional cup, if needed

    Vinaigrette

    1 cup Forvm Cabernet Vinegar 8 Years
    1⁄3 Spanish Onion, finely diced
    10 Fresh Mint Leaves, finely chopped
    Pons Summer Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil, as needed

    METHOD

    Preheat oven to 200C
    In a large roasting pan add the halved garlic bulb and eschallots
    Lay the lamb shoulder on top & score the lamb at 3cm intervals, (making sure) each cavity is deep enough to push a finger through
    Stuff each cavity with one anchovy fillet, pushing deep into the flesh. Add a small sprig of rosemary to each cavity.
    Tip the remaining contents of the anchovy tin, including oil & any additional anchovies into the bottom of the pan, place into oven & roast for 1hr.
    After an hour, reduce temperature to 180C. Add a cup of red wine over the base of the pan and cover with foil or a (lid) to roast for a further 1hr & 15 mins.
    Reduce temperature to 160C, cover lamb again and cook through for another 1 hr & 30 mins.
    Lamb should be fork tender, after cooking for 3 & 1/2 to 4hrs.
    If additional cooking time is required, add another cup of red wine and cover with foil or lid again (to prevent meat) from drying out and cook until tender.
    Remove lamb from oven and rest for 20 mins before serving, with vinaigrette on the side

    Vinaigrette

    Mix Forvm vinegar, red onion & fresh mint in a small serving bowl. Drizzle in a little olive oil and mix to emulisfy, until desired texture for the dressing is achieved.

    Mix Forvm vinegar, red onion & fresh mint in a small serving bowl. Drizzle in a little olive oil and mix to emulisfy, until desired texture for the dressing is achieved.

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