Mr Riggs

Twenty-five years of making wine in South Australia has given big (6'5”) Ben ample opportunity to develop some great relationships with growers. He cherry picks grapes from some of the best vineyards in the McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and Adelaide Hills. epicurean wines

  • Mr Riggs Outpost Cabernet 2012

    [SOLD-OUT] Mr Riggs Outpost Cabernet 2012

    Region: SA- Coonawarra

    "Picked on different days to allow for optimum ripening, parcels of fruit for the Mr. Riggs 2012 "Outpost" Coonawarra Cabernet were separately fermented in 7 and 8 tonne open fermenters. On-skin fermentation was completed before pressings were sent to...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Mr Riggs Shiraz 2012

    Region: SA- McLaren Vale

    - Wine Front 95 points!'Bold fruit. Comes at you in waves in layers. Blackberry, ink, violet and salty earth. Chocolatey oak adds to the show to the feeling of generosity. Grunty tannin wraps big ropes around it all. Substantial in all respects.'Campbell...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Mr Riggs Shiraz 2011

    Region: SA- Barossa Valley

    Campbell Mattinson 94 points! "The wine is mostly matured in French oak but also sees some American. 35% new oak. Press release refers to this as the "eleventh release of this cult wine". Firm tannin and big black fruit. Keen input from minty,...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Mr Riggs Shiraz 2010

    Region: SA- McLaren Vale

    - Wine Front 93+ points!Blackberry, bit of tar, vanilla, toasty/spice/bbq/pepper and chocolate lots of good stuff here. Medium bodied, with light chalky tannin, a mix of red and black fruit and oak nicely folded through. Slick of tannin on finish...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Mr Riggs Shiraz 2004

    Region: SA- McLaren Vale

    Robert Parker, Jnr - 95 Points! The blockbuster 2004 Shiraz was aged 18 months in French oak (40% new). It is a wine of great intensity, with an opaque purple color as well as a gorgeous nose of camphor, graphite, blackberries, tar, and charcoal...

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  • Mr Riggs Shiraz 2003

    [SOLD-OUT] Mr Riggs Shiraz 2003

    Region: SA- McLaren Vale

    Notes sourced from Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate # 155 Dense, tannic, rich, and full is the 2003 Shiraz. Aged 18 months in French oak (40% new), its deep purple color is accompanied by sweet aromas of creosote, black fruits, licorice, and earth. With...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Mr Riggs Shiraz 2002

    Region: SA- McLaren Vale

    Robert Parker 94-96 Points!"Aged in 80% French oak and 20% American (of which 60% is new), this barrel sample (to be bottled in November) was immensely impressive. There will be 400 cases of this dense inky/purple-colored Shiraz. It offers a gorgeous...

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