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Shottesbrooke

Shottesbrooke
2015 Single Vineyard Series Bush Vine, Grenache, McLaren Vale

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Turkey

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 14.5% RS: <1%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$32.99

Shottesbrooke
2015 Single Vineyard Series Bush Vine, Grenache, McLaren Vale

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Turkey

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 14.5% RS: <1%
Medium dusty ruby color. Aromas of red plum, warm asphalt, and date with an vibrant, dry medium body and a delightful, medium-length over ripe strawberry, watermelon fruit leather, creme Anglaise, and cedar finish with well-integrated, dusty tannins and light oak flavor. A surprisingly robust expression of confected fruit and smoky cedar. richness that isn’t cloying.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Oaky
Aroma Aroma: red plum, warm asphalt, and date
Taste Flavor: over ripe strawberry, watermelon fruit leather, creme Anglaise, and cedar
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Roast Turkey, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A surprisingly robust expression of confected fruit and smoky cedar. richness that isn't cloying.

The Importer

Shottesbrooke USA

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Grenache

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Grenache is the world's most widely planted red variety, yet its fame is primarily as a blending variety. The most famous examples are in the Rhone Valley as part of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas, in Spain (where it is known as Garnacha) in Priorat reds, and in Australia, where it is often blended with Shiraz.

Grenache on its own is a light red wine; indeed there are numerous versions of Grenache rosé from France and Spain' respectively, these wines are Tavel and Navarra Rosé. Tannins are very light and aromas are of wild strawberry, rhubarb and geranium.

There are also small amounts of Grenache grown in Italy (in Sardinia, as Cannonau) and the United States.