Shark's Block McLaren Vale wins gold for its 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon

WINNER: Nigel Dolan was pleased with Shark's Block's golden award.
WINNER: Nigel Dolan was pleased with Shark's Block's golden award.

Shark’s Block McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 staved off the competition at the Alliances du Monde International Wine and Barrel competition earlier this month.

The wine was awarded a gold medal in the international show, where judges select the best wines matured in oak barrels from around the world. Only two Australian wines in total received gold medals.

Crafted by renowned winemaker Nigel Dolan, the winning Cab Sav was matured for 18 months in new and seasoned French oak.