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Deen De Bortoli Vat 8 Shiraz 2008 14%

£9.25
Gift Case
N/A
Region
NSW
Strength
14%
Vintage
2008
Country
Australia
Grape
Syrah/Shiraz
Style
Full bodied red
Type
Red

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Description

Blackberry, plums and cassis with hints of cloves and black pepper all tied together with subtle well integrated oak. With a rich, intense fruit driven palate. Plums and spice upfront finishing with smooth chocolaty tannins.

Region

South Australian (Limestone Coast, McLaren Vale), Victorian (King Valley, Heathcote).



Appearance

Deep purple with crimson red hue.



Bouquet

Blackberry, plums and cassis with hints of cloves and black pepper all tied together with subtle well intergrated oak.



Palate

Rich, intense fruit driven palate. Plums and spice upfront finishing with smooth chocolaty tannins.



Vintage Conditions

Winter 2007 was initially dry but good rains late in the season prior to budburst allowed good fruit set to occur. The growing season was warm and dry resulting in wines with good ripeness, great colour and firm tannins.



Winemaking

Each fruit parcel was selected by the winemaker and viticulturist based on fruit

ripeness and flavour profile. Multi regional fruit selection gives the winemakers blending options. to create wines with complexity, texture. and varietal expression.



Wine Analysis

Alc/Vol : 14.5% pH : 3.4 TA : 6.4 g/L



Cellaring

Can be enjoyed now or cellared for up to 4 years in good conditions.



Suggested Cuisine

BBQ or a good steak.
Deen De Bortoli Vat 8 Shiraz 2008 14%

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