Tar & Roses Heathcote Sangiovese 2014 (6 x 750mL), VIC.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049
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$113.40 per pack
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Sangiovese is a thin skinned variety like Nebbiolo. Known for its earthy more than fruit notes, it has attractive mid red colour and can be characterised by high levels of tannin well balanced by acid. It is suited to well drained soils with abundant sunlight both of which the Heathcote vineyard provides.

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Expert Reviews

Enormously drinkable. Leaps from the glass with spiced cherry fragrance and keeps the show going in the mouth. Cherryplum, leather, undergrowth, roasted nuts. A gentle meatiness. Not a big wine, but a thoroughly engaging one. CM - Australian Wine Companion, Rating 93, 1st October 2015

Winery Tasting Notes


Cherry red with pink hues.


Black liqorice and fennel on the nose with dusty roast beetroot character.


Mouth filling tannin with sweet cherries and hints of pomegranate tartness.

Food Matching

Fennel and radicchio salad with barbecued pork fillet.

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The extensive experience and winemaking knowledge of Don Lewis combined with Narelle King's broad thinking and diverse skill set, brought partnership strength to Tar & Roses. For the past three years, Don and Narelle have been making wine in Priorat, Spain, fuelling their intrigue in the classic European varietals, particularly Nebbiolo.

Their interests were not confined to the varietals or wine styles solely in traditional European regions, but how these varieties could be grown and made in Australia.

Back in Australia, Don and Narelle have concentrated on producing wines from these European varietals in their own region - Central Victoria. Here, they make Tempranillo, Nebbiolo, Pinot Grigio and Sangiovese in addition to a Central Victorian Shiraz, one of Don's signature varieties.

Tar & Roses encapsulates the complexity and interest of this story. One that shows the friendship between Don and Narelle, and the multi-regions of Italy, Spain and Australia. It is a brand that speaks of the traditions of wine merging with the cutting edge of Australian winemaking, bridging the old world with the new.

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