DANIEL RICCIARDO RELEASES ‘SHOEY’ DECANTER
To mark the second year of the F1 drivers Daniel Ricciardo DR3 x St Hugo wine, the Aussie driver unveils a special edition hand-blown glass Ricciardo Decanter inspired by his podium celebration ..
If you’re a fan of Formula 1 you will know that Aussie driver Daniel Ricciardo famously celebrates his wins by drinking champagne from his hot sweaty shoe now affectionately as a ‘shoey’
Last year the McLaren driver released his own range of wines titled DR3 in partnership with St Hugo Wine. To celebrate a second drop of two new limited vintages – a 2018 Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon and 2020 South Australia Shiraz the Honey Badger has also added a personal touch with a limited-edition Riccardo Decanter – A glass decanter shaped in the style of his famous racing boots.
Designed in Sydney and taking over 100 design hours to complete the 1,100 limited edition decanter is priced at a whopping $700 and holds a standard bottle of wine and comes with comes complete with a letter from Ricciardo himself, a certificate of authenticity and is presented in a numbered trophy case.
Wine Release Tasting Notes:
DR3 x ST HUGO SOUTH AUSTRALIA SHIRAZ 2020
Dark berry fruits oozing generosity belie the fine classical structure that underpins this elegant and expressive modern example of Australian Shiraz.
DR3 x ST HUGO COONAWARRA CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2018
Coonawarra Cabernet at its finest, showcasing the distinctive regional characteristics of fruit grown on ‘terra rossa’ soil over limestone. Structured with regional blackcurrant fruit and long fine tannins to ensure a long life ahead of it.