2006 R Wines Boarding Pass ShirazThe 2006 Shiraz was aged in French and American oak for 12 months. Purple-colored, i...Read more...
Vanilla, oaky, spicy, cherry nose. Flavors are smooth, lightly spiced with hints of chocolate, and nice round smooth silky tannins. Read more
Buckle up for a journey into a rich mouth-full of Shiraz. Read more
Wine Tasting NotesThe wine is a lively, dense, ruby red in color. It has intensely perfumed fruit characters and is brambly with ripe black cherry.... Read more
Food Pairings for R Wines Shiraz First Class
Vanilla, oaky, spicy, cherry nose. Flavors are smooth, lightly spiced with hints of chocolate, and nice round smooth silky tannins.
External Reviews for R Wines Shiraz First Class
2006 R Wines Boarding Pass ShirazThe 2006 Shiraz was aged in French and American oak for 12 months. Purple-colored, it is very expressive, with a nose of smoke, spice box, blackberry, and blueberry jam. Layered, supple-textured, sweet, and full-bodied, this seamless, crowd-pleasing wine offers a remarkably long finish for its humble price. Drink this awesome value over the next 6-8 years.The Boarding Pass label is just that, a dead ringer for an airplane boarding pass. According to Dan Philips, it is like going on a trip to Australia without leaving home while the First Class is a luxury upgrade. Aside from the humor, these two wines have more in common with Fed-Ex, delivering the goods right on time. R Wines is a new company founded by importer and marketing genius, Dan Philips, along with co-owner, renowned winemaker, Chris Ringland. Winemakers for R Wines are Chris Ringland, Lisa Wetherell, Andrew Hercock, and John Hughes. It encompasses four familiar labels, Marquis Philips, 3 Rings, Roogle, and Bitch, along with 13 others created especially for R Wines. Needless to say, the packaging of these wines is amazingly creative but, more importantly, what is in the bottle consistently over-delivers from low-end to high-end.
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