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2015 Peel Estate Great Shiraz Tasting

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The Peel Estate Great Shiraz Tasting is held annually in September at Peel Estate Wines in WA.  2015 marked the 24th year of this event and gives consumers a fantastic opportunity to taste and compare a great selection of Shiraz from Australia, France and New Zealand.

Typically around 110 shiraz lovers taste 20 six year old wines and are then asked to vote on their top 3 before the labels are revealed. Votes are then collated and the results speak for themselves!

We were delighted to hear that Laughing Jack was represented in the top 20 and simply elated to hear that our 2009 Moppa Block Shiraz came in a close second to none other than the 2009 Grange.  An amazing outcome that’s for sure!

Two of the reasons we love this event is firstly the tasting is done blind = non bias results and secondly it’s judged by the people who matter most – consumers!  At Laughing Jack we strive to make consumer friendly wines so great results in People’s Choice tastings are results worth celebrating!

Because the customer is always right!!

2015 Great Shiraz Tasting
Peoples Choice Results


1st – Penfolds Grange
2nd – Laughing Jack Moppa Block

3rd – Henschke Hill of Grace
4th – Wynns Michael
5th – Guigal Chateau dAmpuis
6th – Blackjack
7th – Howard Park Scotsdale
8th – Yalumba The Octavius
9th – Poonawatta Estate The Cuttings
10th – Bests Bin 0
11th – Rockford Basket Press
12th – Cape Mentelle
13th – Craggy Range Le Sol
13th – Majella
14th – Domaine Rostaing Ampodium
14th – Peel Old Vine
14th – Alkoomi Jarrah
15th – dArenberg Dead Arm
15th – Tyrells Vat 9
16th – McWilliams O’Shea




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