filled with black cherry, blackberry, blue berry and currant cinnamon spices, provides a nice balance of acidity and tannins with a dark cocoa finish
A wonderful musty cedar aroma with a hint of blackberry and vanilla. Paired well with our filet mignon, sauteed swiss chard and new potatoes.
External Reviews for De Lisio Quarterback
WA 90pts - According to the Wine Advocate - The wine is a blend of 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 26% Shiraz, and 17% Grenache aged for 15 months in seasoned French oak. Dark ruby in color, it delivers an enticing bouquet of floral notes, spice box, black cherry, and blueberry. Full-bodied, ripe, and sweetly-fruited on the palate, it manages to retain a sense of elegance. This lengthy blend has enough structure to evolve for 1-2 years but there is no reason to delay your gratification. It is also an excellent value.
De Lisio's entry level wine, the 2006 Quarterback, is scheduled to be bottled in September 2007. Composed of 30% Shiraz, 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, and 21% Grenache, it spent 15 months in used French oak. It offers a complex perfume of cedar... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from South Australia in Australia. 2006 De Lisio Quarterback Proprietary Red 750ml