“The wine opens to lush aromas of fruitcake, spice and plum pudding, topped off with melted butter and brandy snaps on the side. Its a rich and heady mix, embracing and warming, just waiting for the chill of night and an open fire. The fine, low-strength brandy spirit plays a wonderful supporting...”
“- produced only in very small amount of Tawny fortified wines matured in old oak barrels at least 15 years
- Grenache plays the lead role, assisted by some Shiraz and Mourvedre and a hint white Muscat
- In the glass, the wine is in a brilliant bronze and exudes an expressive aromas of walnuts,...”
“D'arenberg The Vintage Fortified Shiraz Australia South Australia 2006 Red 75Cl; With significant bottle age ‘The Vintage Fortified' made with Shiraz gains extraordinary complexity. Whiffs of roses and flavours of chocolate walnut coffee and orange and a finish that's very soft and delicate.”
TASTING NOTES: View: deep brown caramel. Nose: aroma of raisins, nuts, chocolate, coffee and almonds. Mouth: mild flavor, nuts. Nice and smooth aftertaste. APPELLATION: New South Wales. GRAPES: Syrah. AGEING: Matured in small and large oak barrels. Mixing...