Saturday, 12 June 2010

New Members Of The Family

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Redman Coonawarra Shiraz 2007
Grown along the Coonawarra Terra rosa, this well structured wine has fruit flavours, subdued oak and mild tannins. Purple red in the glass its dark, dense and spicey, with bouquets of currant and chocolate, cola, mint and menthol.
Best in 2015 and drink by 2019
Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz 2008
Premium grapes from South Australia’s vineyards. Dark red, spicy, dark fruit aromas of quince and fig, hints of olive and liquorice, and gamey overtones. Aromas of dark chocolate and fruitcake develop against a background of subtle, yet spicy oak.
Best in 2013 and drink by 2015
Houghton's Shiraz 2008
From WA’s premium wine growing regions of Margaret and Frankland Rivers, Swan Valley & Gingin. Great flavours and soft tannins, deep garnet in colour, fresh aromas with pepper spice and hints of cloves balanced out with careful oak handling exhibiting sweet fruit characters with subtle tannins and a long finish.
Best in 2011 and drink by 2014
Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2008
Wynns reputation as a producer of essential Coonawarra Shiraz continues with this deep red wine with a purple hue. It has dark fruit aromas, dominated by plums, raspberry and stewed rhubarb, red cherry and wild berries, with hints of cocoa and subtle vanillin oak.
Best in 2018 and drink by 2022
Wirra Wirra Church Block 2008
A well made wine sourced from Mclaren Vale SA. Deep plum with brick red hues. It has aromas of fresh berry fruit, mulberry, plump blackberry and raspberry, with hints of liquorice, cinnamon and juniper and velvety tannins.
Best in 2014 and drink by 2017

1 comment:

  1. Hmm need a trip to Sydney you might need some help with drinking these :)