Turkey Flat Butcher's Block Shiraz/Grenache/Mourvèdre 2009, Barossa Valley, South Australia
This Rhone style mix of shiraz, grenache and mourvèdre, a traditional blended red of Australia’s Barossa Valley, is...
This deeply coloured red has a generous, lifted nose of blackberry jam, violets, raw meat, vanilla and pepper. It's...
Seriously, it is with such rarity nowadays that I come across a well-made, acceptably priced Aussie SGM that I’d...
Sweet, jammy fruit and high-toned aromatic notes; almost salty palate and average length and depth. Decent...
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Medium ruby in colour with medium+ intensity in the nose.
Positives: A very nice aromatic nose featuring carnations, peppers (red, black & white), nutmeg, cinnamon, blackberry, raspberry, plums & cedar. The taste isn't as pronounced as the nose, but that's not necessary a bad thing. The tasting notes are plums, raspberry, peppers (red, black & white), eucalyptus, cardamom, arugula with dandelion greens and young artichokes on the finish. Medium to full body, good acidity, medium to low tannins & high alcohol.
Negatives: The high alcohol is quite noticeable along with a bitterness.
Drink now on its own or pair with BBQ baby ribs.
Tasted: 27 Jan 12
Score: 8+/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3
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