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This wine is a blend of 87 per cent Shiraz and 13 per cent Cabernet
Sauvignon and created a sensation when it won gold and topped
its class at the Gault-Millau Wine Olympiad in Paris in 1979,
beating the best Rhone Valley wines. It also won a trophy, four
gold, four silver and five bronze medals at Australian wine shows
between 1971 and 1982.
'If you had to point to a wine which fulfilled all the ambitions of
Grange, it would have to be 1971,' said Max Schubert in 1993. 'It
was a great wine from a vintage that was great throughout South
Origin: Multi-regional blend, South Australia. From Barossa Valley (including Kalimna Vineyard), Magill Estate (Adelaide), Clare Valley, Coonawarra.
Maturation: Eighteen months in new American oak hogsheads.
Variety: Shiraz (87%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (13%).