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AAA SHIRAZ/GRENACHE 2017 McLaren Vale, South Australia
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer PAXTON
Deep intense purple colour. Attractive, spicy, juicy, ripe plum-black cherry nose with some cedary notes. Fairly dry, bright, medium bodied, spicy, ripe plum-black cherry flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid cedar-vanilla-tinged finish. This organic blend of 60% Shiraz and 40% Grenache has 13% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L8292 on the back label. Screw cap closure. The recommended best buy 2013 (**/**+) was released on June 25, 2016 at $19.95. CSPC 149898
Type Red Wine
Agent Tri Alt
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Bright, Ripe, Well Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: A 60/40% blend, separate lots fermented in open or closed vessels, matured in used barriques for 12 months prior to blending. It's medium-bodied at best, but there's no shortage of flavour, and sufficient extract to provide texture (and length). Attractive wine, with McLaren Vale's stamp on it from the word go. Drink by: 2034. Special Value. Score - 93 (James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au, Aug. 1, 2019) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - January 11, 2020
Cases bought 511 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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