Shiraz Diamond Series Southeastern Australia Rosemount Shiraz 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Deep plum red with purple hues. The nose shows aromas of blackberry, cherry, plum, chocolate, black pepper and spice against a backbone of very subtle, well integrated oak. A full bodied, juicy sweet palate with cherry, chocolate, cherry pip and plum flavors. The finish is supported by well balanced, long, silky smooth tannins. It is this fantasticbalance that allows for great drinkability.

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Rosemount Estates:
Rosemount Estate's vision began in the Hunter Valley region of Australia. Though much has changed at the estate over the years, the original commitment to quality has remained pivotal to the success of the now world-famous winery that is Rosemount Estate.
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Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake

RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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Member Reviews for Shiraz Diamond Series Southeastern Australia Rosemount Shiraz

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Snooth User: Kelsey Wilburn
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3.50 5
08/12/2011

The 2006 through 2008, I thoroughly enjoyed. Very smooth for a Shiraz and well balanced.


Snooth User: wineguider
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3.50 5
12/21/2010

What is this, some kind of a joke? HOW much, for this jammy plastic explosive? SEVEN dollars? This big, dark, chewy, fruit and tannin-filled shiraz costs ... what? OK, if you’re reading this, you probably know what cheap red wine tastes like. Think about the last time you trusted a good-looking flight attendant who offered you a merlot . . . http://wineguider.wordpress.com/2010/11/18/rosemount-shiraz-review/


Snooth User: WineArbiter
7453354
2.00 5
01/25/2011

Not my cup. Alcohol is overpowering alongside the bitterness, overriding the vanilla, tannin fruit, and lavender, almost perfume-y. Be sure to sip, and not gulp, not a party wine.


Snooth User: zlot641
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4.00 5
02/18/2011

Four glasses


External Reviews for Shiraz Diamond Series Southeastern Australia Rosemount Shiraz

External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
02/11/2010

Richly textured and well defined ripe black berry fruit flavours, soft and generous tannins on the mid-palate and a long, rich finish.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
10/24/2011

The Diamond Label Shiraz has a full-bodied, juicy-sweet palate with cherry, chocolate, cherry pip and plum flavors. The finish is supported by well-balanced, long, silky smooth tannins. It is this fantastic balance that allows for great drinkability. - Winery


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Rosemount set the standard for good, inexpensive Aussie shiraz with the sweet, black-fruited style of this wine. Its spicy black pepper finish will meld with any grilled meats.


External Review
01/30/2013

Farbe: strahlend dichtes Rubinrot; Bouquet: Aromen von Kirschen, Pflaumen und Gewürzen; Körper: weich, vollmundig, saftig, schön integriertes Holz, lang anhaltend


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

A very good year for the Diamond Label Shiraz. It's a chunky, sturdy red with mixed plums and a ribbon of mocha or chocolate from the nose through to the finish. Not overdone, and very enjoyable.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Ripe and sprightly, with pleasant blackberry and herb flavors. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Bright, jazzy and flavorful, a lively mouthfull of blackberry, cherry, pepper and floral flavors, which linger nicely on the balanced finish. Much improved over 2001, but it's a lighter style than it used to be. Drink now through 2004.


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Deep plum red with purple hues. The nose shows aromas of blackberry, cherry, plum, chocolate, black pepper and spice against a backbone of very subtle, well integrated oak. A full bodied, juicy sweet palate with cherry, chocolate, cherry pip and plum flavors. The finish is supported by well balanced, long, silky smooth tannins. It is this fantasticbalance that allows for great drinkability.

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