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Oriel Shiraz Mclaren Vale Sygnet 2003

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Aroma: Blackcurrant, mulberry and chocolate with hints of licorice and spice. Taste: Dark berry fruit with firm tannins. Name story: Sygnet is the name of the river valley that flows near Australia's most celebrated vineyards in the McLaren Vale, south of Adelaide. Vineyards and winemaking: Old vines with an average age of more than 60 years. Rich, sandy soils over deep red clay. Cold soak and extended maceration. Aged 20 months in French and American oak barrels (100% new).

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“...What if you could walk into any wine store or restaurant and select a wine from any of nine countries and dozens of appellations and feel confident that you were getting not only high quality wine but also good value? That's the promise of Oriel.” — Wine Enthusiast Magazine Oriel is a global portfolio of wines that are handmade in small quantities by the world’s best winemakers and sold ... Read more
“...What if you could walk into any wine store or restaurant and select a wine from any of nine countries and dozens of appellations and feel confident that you were getting not only high quality wine but also good value? That's the promise of Oriel.” — Wine Enthusiast Magazine Oriel is a global portfolio of wines that are handmade in small quantities by the world’s best winemakers and sold under the Oriel label. Most of our wines retail for between $15 and $35 per bottle, providing consumers unusually affordable access to wines made by the winemakers behind such esteemed labels as Petrus and Penfolds Grange. Oriel wines have been rated in the 90s by Robert M. Parker and the Wine Spectator, have received numerous awards and accolades and are served at some of America’s top restaurants. Read less

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Snooth User: LuisRuben
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08/18/2008

Wine Enth. recommends 2004, $75 ea. Aroma: Blackcurrant, dark cherry, mulberry and spice, with hints of chocolate and cedar. Taste: Dark berry fruit with firm tannins and a lingering finish.



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Aroma: Blackcurrant, mulberry and chocolate with hints of licorice and spice. Taste: Dark berry fruit with firm tannins. Name story: Sygnet is the name of the river valley that flows near Australia's most celebrated vineyards in the McLaren Vale, south of Adelaide. Vineyards and winemaking: Old vines with an average age of more than 60 years. Rich, sandy soils over deep red clay. Cold soak and extended maceration. Aged 20 months in French and American oak barrels (100% new).

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