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OLD VINES GRENACHE/SHIRAZ/MOURVÈDRE 2018 Barossa Valley, South Australia
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer TORBRECK
Fairly deep purple colour with an attractive, very spicy, black cherry purée nose plus some faintly smoky, cedar-sandalwood notes. Dry, medium bodied, harmonious, quite well structured, spicy, plummy, intense, ripe, black cherry flavours with lingering, fairly juicy, tropical fruit cocktail tinged finish. This ready-to-drink, crowd-pleasing blend of 65% Grenache, 25% Mourvèdre and 10% Shiraz has 14.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number 192621 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Screwcap closure. CSPC 10223
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Rating ***(90 points)
Juicy, Ripe, Black Cherry Purée
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Australia is home to the oldest ungrafted Grenache and Shiraz vines in the world, and Torbreck has some plots that range from 120 to nearly 160 years old. Hand-picked and aged in old French oak, this wine is rich and ripe, with lush red and dark fruit, spice and delicate smoke and earth tones. An easy-drinking, expressive wine perfect for barbecued fare. Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 16, 2022
Cases bought 360 (12 bottles per case)

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