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McGuigan Mid Shiraz | Mid Alcohol Wine | Lower Alcohol Wine

McGuigan Mid Shiraz | Mid Alcohol Wine | Lower Alcohol Wine

7.0% ABV | 750ml Bottles

Regular price £7.99
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SKU: SKU-B-00643

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75 calories per 125ml glass

Introducing McGuigan Mid Shiraz, a mid-strength wine that perfectly balances indulgence with health consciousness. With an ABV of just 7% and fewer than 75 calories per 125ml serving, this wine is designed for those who wish to enjoy the deep, satisfying flavours of Shiraz without compromising their health and wellness aspirations.

McGuigan Mid Shiraz offers a velvety texture and a rich tapestry of taste, enveloping your palate with the luscious dark berries and a hint of subtle spice that Shiraz lovers adore. Each sip brings forth the complexity and depth of flavour typically found in higher alcohol wines, making it an ideal choice for a variety of occasions—from a quiet night at home to a lively dinner party with friends.

Whether you're looking to reduce your alcohol intake or simply seeking a lighter option that doesn't sacrifice taste, McGuigan Mid Shiraz stands as a testament to the possibility of enjoying premium wine experiences within a more health-oriented lifestyle. Its carefully crafted profile ensures that you don't miss out on the richness and pleasure of a good glass of wine.

Please note, due to international shipping restrictions on alcohol, we are unable to deliver McGuigan Mid Shiraz to addresses outside of our shipping area. Enjoy the refined taste and lower alcohol content of McGuigan Mid Shiraz, ensuring that your moments of indulgence align with your wellness goals.

Curious to explore our range? You don't have to settle for just one. At DryDrinker, we offer 'Pick Your Own' mixed cases. Handpick a selection of different products to discover your new favourites without getting too much of one kind.

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Tasting notes

McGuigan Mid Shiraz Tasting Notes:

Delve into the rich and nuanced world of McGuigan Mid Shiraz, a mid-alcohol wine that promises an enchanting experience for the senses without the full alcohol content. Crafted with the health-conscious wine enthusiast in mind, this lower alcohol wine offers a harmonious blend of flavour and moderation.

Appearance: Displays a deep ruby hue that captivates the eye, hinting at the richness and depth awaiting in every glass. Its vibrant colour is a prelude to the complex tasting journey to follow.

Aroma: The nose is immediately greeted with an alluring bouquet of ripe blackberries and cherries, interwoven with hints of vanilla and a subtle smoky undertone. This aromatic complexity sets the stage for a truly immersive tasting experience.

Palate: On the palate, McGuigan Mid Shiraz unfolds layers of lush dark fruit flavours, including blackcurrant and plum, balanced by a peppery spice that adds dimension and intrigue. The mid-level alcohol content ensures that these flavours are delivered with a lighter body, making each sip both satisfying and refreshingly accessible.

Finish: The finish is smooth and enduring, with a lingering taste of sweet spice and soft tannins that invite contemplation and a desire for another sip. It's a testament to the wine's craftsmanship, offering a lower alcohol option that doesn't compromise on the depth and pleasure of the Shiraz experience.

McGuigan Mid Shiraz is an exemplary choice for those seeking to enjoy the full pleasure of a carefully crafted Shiraz with a more moderate alcohol content. Its balanced approach to flavour and alcohol makes it a versatile companion for a wide range of occasions and cuisines.

Food Pairings

McGuigan Mid Shiraz Food Pairings:

Main Course: Grilled and Roasted Meats: The robust flavours of McGuigan Mid Shiraz complement the richness of grilled steaks, roasted lamb, and barbecued pork. The wine's dark fruit profile and spice notes harmonize with the smoky and savoury flavours of the meat.

Vegetarian Options: Hearty Vegetable Dishes: Pair with mushroom stroganoff, lentil curry, or roasted vegetable lasagne. The wine's complexity brings out the earthiness of mushrooms and the richness of legumes and roasted vegetables.

Cheese Pairing: Aged Cheeses: Enjoy with hard aged cheeses such as cheddar, gouda, or manchego. The wine's tannin structure cuts through the richness of the cheese, creating a balanced and satisfying pairing.

Spicy Dishes: Spicy Cuisine: The slight sweetness and robust character of McGuigan Mid Shiraz can counterbalance the heat in dishes like spicy chili, Szechuan beef, or jerk chicken, offering a refreshing palate cleanse.

Whether enjoying a casual meal at home or hosting a sophisticated dinner party, McGuigan Mid Shiraz is a versatile wine that pairs wonderfully with a wide range of dishes, elevating the culinary experience with its rich and nuanced flavours.

Serving Suggestions

McGuigan Mid Shiraz Serving Suggestions:

Decanting: Allow to Breathe: Decant the wine for at least 30 minutes before serving. This allows the Shiraz to oxygenate, enhancing its aromas and softening the tannins for a smoother taste experience.

Temperature: Optimal Serving Temperature: Serve McGuigan Mid Shiraz slightly cooler than room temperature, around 16-18°C (60-64°F). This temperature range highlights the wine's rich fruit flavours and aromatic spice notes.

Glassware: Choose the Right Glass: Serve in a large, bowl-shaped wine glass to allow the aromas to concentrate and enhance the tasting experience. The right glassware makes a significant difference, especially with aromatic wines like Shiraz.

Food Pairing: Complement the Flavours: McGuigan Mid Shiraz pairs excellently with a range of dishes, from grilled meats to hearty vegetarian options and spicy cuisines. Selecting food that complements the wine's profile will elevate both the dish and the drink.

Following these serving suggestions will ensure that every glass of McGuigan Mid Shiraz is as enjoyable as possible, allowing you to appreciate the nuanced flavours and balanced complexity of this mid-alcohol wine.

About McGuigan Wines

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Once upon a time, in the picturesque Hunter Valley of Australia, the McGuigan family embarked on an enchanting journey into the world of winemaking. Spanning over four generations and more than a century, their dedication to the craft has been unwavering.

In the early days, the McGuigans worked tirelessly to refine their techniques, exploring the secrets of the fertile Australian soil and the sun-kissed grapes that grew in their vineyards. With each passing generation, their expertise grew and their passion for winemaking deepened.

As the years went by, the McGuigans evolved into not just masters of traditional winemaking but also fearless innovators. Driven by an unyielding desire to push the boundaries, they ventured into creating diverse wine ranges that cater to varying consumer needs, including their groundbreaking mid-strength and alcohol-free collections.

Utilising cutting-edge technology and innovative methods, the McGuigans have been able to craft wines that offer a balance of rich flavours and healthier choices. Whether it's their mid-strength wines with lower alcohol content or their alcohol-free range, each bottle is a testament to their commitment to quality and innovation.

Their relentless pursuit of excellence has not gone unnoticed. The McGuigans have earned the prestigious title of International Winemaker of the Year a record-breaking four times, standing as a testament to their unwavering commitment to producing the finest Australian wines.

The legend of the McGuigan family continues to grow as they craft spellbinding wines that captivate wine lovers worldwide. With each sip of their mesmerising collections, you too can embark on a journey through the enchanting world of Australian winemaking, and perhaps even find your own happily ever after.

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Delivery & Returns

How Much is Delivery?

Enjoy free delivery on orders over £69 when placed before 5 pm.

For orders below £69, a standard delivery charge of £5.99 applies.

Most orders placed by 5 pm will typically be delivered on the next working day.

Do you deliver at the weekend?

Saturday Delivery is available for £8.99. To ensure timely dispatch, please complete your order by 5 pm on Friday, allowing enough time for picking and packing. Please note we don't ship or deliver on UK Bank Holidays.

Are there any restrictions?

Our next-day delivery is available for 99% of the UK mainland. However, some Scottish mainland postcodes may incur higher charges. Saturday delivery serves mainland England, Wales, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Regrettably, it doesn't cover Aberdeen, the Highlands, or the following postcodes: PA, FK, DD, AD, PH, IV, KO, HS, BT, KA, and KY.

Do you make deliveries to Northern Ireland?

Certainly, we do deliver to Northern Ireland. Kindly allow 5 to 7 working days for your order to arrive.

Do you make deliveries to more remote areas of the UK?

Indeed, we deliver to the Islands and Highlands. Delivery times for these areas are based on your order's weight, and typically take 7-10 working days.

I want to make a very large order.

We regard an order as large when it consists of 20 cases or more, with each case containing 12 bottles/cans. Although next-day delivery isn't guaranteed for such orders, we'll ensure delivery within three working days from the order date.

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