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Sunfish Cellars USD 22.99 750ml

D'Arenberg d'Arry'S Shiraz Grenache 2005

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This wine is named in honour of d’Arenberg principal, d’Arry Osborn, who is a Wine-makers Federation of Australia Patron and recipient of the Medal of the Order of Australia. The d’Arry’s Original blend of Shiraz and Grenache was first launched in 1959 named d’Arenberg Burgundy and changed names in the early 1990’s. The nose is lifted with floral tones of violet and a touch of lavender noticeable first with a back-ground of cooked meat and spicy red fruits tied together with an enticing earthiness. The palate has a velvety mouth feel and fantastic balance with raspberry, boysenberry, plum and prune building to a back palate of spices and a touch of pepper. The silky tannins and a subtle cinnamon character provide for a long refined finish. The balance of fruit, lively acidity and tannin is the hallmark of this wine and with careful cellaring it will drink well over the next decade, but is already a delightfully slippery drink.

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d’Arenberg has developed an enviable reputation with their range of idiosyncratic wines. From the Stump Jumps through to the highly regarded Icons, these wines offer value, individuality and a true taste of McLaren Vale. The Icons The Ironstone Pressings, The Coppermine Road, The Dead Arm Shiraz The Icons are the most powerful and concentrated of d’Arenberg’s wines. Compris... Read more
d’Arenberg has developed an enviable reputation with their range of idiosyncratic wines. From the Stump Jumps through to the highly regarded Icons, these wines offer value, individuality and a true taste of McLaren Vale. The Icons The Ironstone Pressings, The Coppermine Road, The Dead Arm Shiraz The Icons are the most powerful and concentrated of d’Arenberg’s wines. Comprising of the Dead Arm, the Coppermine Road and the Ironstone Pressings, this range represents the pinnacle of d’Arenberg’s efforts. Century old, low-yielding vines produce intensely flavored fruit which is traditionally vinified and undergoes rigorous barrel-selection prior to classification. Chester's Champions The Lucky Lizard, The Twentyeight Road, The Last Ditch, The Money Spider, The Feral Fox, The Sticks & Stones, The Derelict Vineyard, The Cadenzia, The Galvo Garage, The Laughing Magpie Since the early 1900’s, d’Arenberg has pioneered innovative wine styles and varietal plantings. Chester’s Champions represent d’Arenberg’s most exciting new ventures, offering an eclectic alternative to the known and loved bastions of the portfolio. The Classic Red Stripes The Dry Dam, The Broken Fishplate, The Olive Grove, The Hermit Crab, The Custodian, The High Trellis, d’Arrys Original, The Love Grass, The Footbolt. The Classic Red Stripes represent the backbone of the d’Arenberg range. Considered the epitome of d’Arenberg’s style, they are a reflection of skillful winemaking and unique terroir – regionally expressive, fruit-forward and approachable. The Stump Jumps Stump Jump White, Stump Jump Red, Stump Jump Shiraz Named after an important South Australian invention – the Stump Jump plough, these wines are typically light- or un-oaked, offering a fresh, approachable view of McLaren Vale’s premium varietals. Read less

External Reviews for D'Arenberg d'Arry'S Shiraz Grenache

External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

silky tannins


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

plenty of spicy red and black fruits


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
03/22/2012

Medium to full-bodied, plenty of spicy red and black fruits, silky tannins, and good depth...excellent value.


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

and good depth...excellent value. "\


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

" Medium to full-bodied



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This wine is named in honour of d’Arenberg principal, d’Arry Osborn, who is a Wine-makers Federation of Australia Patron and recipient of the Medal of the Order of Australia. The d’Arry’s Original blend of Shiraz and Grenache was first launched in 1959 named d’Arenberg Burgundy and changed names in the early 1990’s. The nose is lifted with floral tones of violet and a touch of lavender noticeable first with a back-ground of cooked meat and spicy red fruits tied together with an enticing earthiness. The palate has a velvety mouth feel and fantastic balance with raspberry, boysenberry, plum and prune building to a back palate of spices and a touch of pepper. The silky tannins and a subtle cinnamon character provide for a long refined finish. The balance of fruit, lively acidity and tannin is the hallmark of this wine and with careful cellaring it will drink well over the next decade, but is already a delightfully slippery drink.

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