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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
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Sanguine Estate on Snooth
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Apr 14, 2010
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I would give this wine an 8/10. It has such fantastic body and finish. The experience on your tongue for such a relatively medium bodied wine is surprising in a fantastic way. First you get hit with the spice and blackberry fruit, then the tannin structure of the wine takes over, and brings a liquorice taste with it that sits on the palate just ... Read More
Heathcote specialist Peter Dredge has worked with Hoddle Creek Estate's Franco d'Anna, and with Ben Riggs at nearby Sanguine Esate. Planted in 1971 to ancient Cambrian soils, the unirrigated single parcel of mature vines at Red Edge yields a scant 1.0 to 1.5 tons of fruit per acre. A tiny tot of Riesling is added to this Shiraz and Mourverdre wi... Read More
Intense nose of herbs and spices layered with ripe fruit. Medium bodied, super smooth and a hauntingly beautiful finish. One of my favorites! Read More