d'Arenberg d'Arry's Original Shiraz Grenache 2017
d'Arenberg d'Arry's Shiraz Grenache 2017 has a dark, earthy flavour of Shiraz, paired with the fragrance and pure fruit of Grenache are the hallmarks of a great d'Arry's Original. 2017 is no exception, if anything this vintage looks bigger, darker and more concentrated than most with ripples of gritty tannin. Some sound advice would be to open this wine an hour or two before imbibing to allow the Grenache to impose its charm upon the more brooding, quintessentially McLaren Vale Shiraz. The final impression will be an infusion of ferrous and spice notes, a hint of woodsmoke and a generous volume of succulent black and purple fruits.
Since 1912 the Osborn family have tended vineyards in the McLaren Vale, South Australia. Today fourth generation family member Chester makesdistintive wines using traditional methods both in the vineyard and the winery. Small batches of grapes are crushed gently and then transferred to pen fermenters. Foot treading is undertaken two thirds of the way through fermentation, the wine is basket pressed and transferred tld French oak to complete fermentation and mature for 12 to 21 months.
The Finer Details
Style - Red Wine
Varietal - Shiraz, Grenache
Country - Australia
Region - McLaren Vale, South Australia
Vintage - 2017
Bottle Size - 750ml
ABV - 14%