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Grenache Blends

  • Conte Estate The Gondola Grenache Shiraz, McLaren Vale - SA

    RRP $20.00

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    Conte Estate The Gondola Grenache Shiraz, McLaren Vale - SA

    This wine has deep, intense purple colours, with a bouquet that exhibits earthy black currant/blackberry characters, as well as subtle toasted oak scents derived from the wood maturation.

    The palate is a rich amalgam of fruit and other flavours, ranging from mulberry and blackberry through to liquorice and black pepper and all of these in a deep, smooth and mouth-filling style. The sweet fruit flavours are long lasting and end off with a soft yet lingering tannin finish. This is a most appealing dry red wine and a fine example of what can be achieved from two varieties that seem especially suited to the local conditions.

    Region: McLaren Vale - SA
    Variety: Grenache Shiraz
    Vintage: 2006
    Closure: Cork
    Alcohol: 14.5%
    Cellar: Good cellaring potential
    Guide: Medium body/smooth

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    Awards 
    Gold - Sommeliers Challenge San Diego, California
    Gold - AWC Vienna
    Silver WMC Portugal
    Silver - SMV Quebec
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