Fifth Leg

Fifth Leg

Fifth Leg is the quirky offshoot of Devil’s Lair and makes an excellent range of wines that has raised the bar in terms of quality and value for money in recent years. These are excellent wines, madewith grapes from an array of Western Australian vineyards throughout the south of the state. They are approachable, fresh and ideal for current drinking

OWNERS
Treasury Wine Estates
WINEMAKERS
Luke Skeer
ESTABLISHED
1981
VINEYARD LOCATION
Various
VARIETIES
Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc

WINE PRICES
$17.99 – 19.99
PHONE
1300 651 650
WEBSITE
www.fifthleg.com.au
DISTRIBUTION
Retail, Online

Fifth Leg rosé 2016 ($18)

Bursting with vibrant floral strawberry notes on the nose. The palate is light and crisp with a dryness that is most appealing. Some nice subtle fruit sweetness in the middle with that crisp acid to finish. Ideal current drinking.
SCORE 92/100 CELLAR 2 Years

Fifth Leg chardonnay 2016 ($18)

A light-bodied crisp and fruity young chardonnay with a good balance of vibrant melony fruit and nutty creamy oak. The palate is racy with a tight, fine acidity sustaining the long finish. Perfect for current drinking.
SCORE 89/100 CELLAR 3 years

Fifth Leg cabernet sauvignon shiraz merlot 2015 ($18)

The most pleasing feature of this excellent current drinking wine is the fruit freshness and vibrancy with beautiful perfumed berry notes on the nose and plush fruit on the palate. It’s so well balanced and deliciously appealing with ripe supple tannins and a dab of oak. A little spiciness completes a well-made young wine of medium body.
SCORE 90/100 CELLAR 4 years

Fifth Leg semillon sauvignon blanc 2016 ($18)

Just so much bright and friendly tropical fruit in this appealing blended white that captures the style perfectly. Passionfruit and lemon zest aromas. The palate is clean and crisp with a lingering intensity. Excellent current drinking.
SCORE 90/100 CELLAR 2 years

Fifth Leg shiraz 2015 ($18)

Medium-bodied shiraz with a neat mix of savoury and slightly spicy characters. The palate has a slightly loamy gravel-like character which provides plenty of interest. Dusty dry tannins and a fine grained hit of light oak completes a really well made current drinking wine.
SCORE 90/100 CELLAR 4 years

RAY'S WINE GUIDE 2017