Graffigna Centenario Shiraz Reserve 2008

Shiraz Shiraz
Argentina

$13.95 (164731)

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Tasting Note clear deep ruby colour; raspberry, cherry with a touch of vanilla and spice aromas; dry, medium to full body; ripe fruit and soft spice flavours, with firm tannins and a touch of smoke to finish Serving Suggestion serve with grilled lamb chops
87 pts
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Critic Reviews (3)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

San Juan is about 2 hours drive north across the desert from Mendoza. It is here that the Graffigna winery was...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Graffigna is from a remote, high-altitude thus cooler valley in San Juan province. The shiraz feels different as a...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Lost of cinnamon and wood shaving flavours are lashed to rasined fruit character. Tannins are light while alcohol is...

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Community Reviews (9)

Dave Co
Dave Co

Great value for $13 ,Big,creamy full-bodied, bold shiraz from Argentina. Surprisingly better than many Australian shiraz in this price range.

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mvlwine
mvlwine

Very bold with an overpowering heat from the high alcohol content. Slightly on the acidic side, with richly integrated tannins and strong aroma.

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Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2008 Graffigna Centenario Shiraz Reserve is full bodied, with nice, fruity aromas of blackberry, prune and oak. Tannins are tannic and quite forward (decant for 15 min) and the finish is medium and chalky. It could have the potential to evolve if not being sealed by a screw cap. My impression: NICE, 88 pts - on sale till March 27/11. Tasted Mar/10.

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Zsolt Major
Zsolt Major

Not very well balanced. Missing some shiraz aromas. Someone said is is full flavoured .hmm medium at best. Ok for twelve bucks i guess. But i won't be getting any more.

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