Barossa Valley’s Château Tanunda has revealed a special edition magnum of its 2022 Grand Barossa Shiraz in celebration of the Lunar New Year and the upcoming 2024 Year of the Dragon.

This annual commemorative release showcases the winery’s 2022 Grand Barossa Shiraz in an exquisite 1.5-litre magnum accompanied by an elegant gift box. 

The ‘Year of the Dragon’ marks the fourth edition of these exclusive releases by Château Tanunda, following the success of previous editions such as the 2023 ‘Year of the Rabbit,’ 2022 ‘Year of the Tiger,’ and 2021 ‘Year of the Ox,’ which have become coveted collector’s items for Spring Festival celebrations.

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With over 130 years of fine winemaking under its belt, Château Tanunda produces some of the finest expressions of the Barossa Valley region, earning acclaim from critics, collectors, and wine enthusiasts worldwide.

“The limited edition Lunar New Year releases have become a highly anticipated release at Château Tanunda with people all over the world keen to get their hands on the intricately designed label,” says  Managing Director of Château Tanunda, Michelle Geber. 

“In Asian Astrology, the Year of the Dragon symbolizes power, nobleness, honour, luck, and success. This bold, powerful Barossa Valley Shiraz seems very fitting of such a grand celebration.” 

Crafted from carefully chosen Shiraz grapes sourced across the Barossa region, this reserve wine epitomises the renowned style of the area. Meticulously blended and matured in a harmonious mix of French and American oak within the cellars of Château Tanunda, the resulting wine boasts elevated fragrances of blackberry, plum, and black pepper. Its palate unfolds with a medley of spicy, dark berry flavours, delivering a truly representative expression of this celebrated wine style.

The Grand Barossa Shiraz 2022 ‘Year of the Dragon’ Edition Magnum is available online and from select independent retailers for RRP $79.