Monday, October 17, 2005

Cape Mentelle Shiraz'02, Margaret River, Western Australia

A plain and characterful Shiraz from Australia, one of my favourite lately from this part of the world!

Technical Data:100% Shiraz. Vinification includes partial whole berry fermentation and maturation in a combination of large oak casks and American oak barrels.

Description:Deep dark in color. It is an opulent wine with complex and lush ripe plum-prunes flavors, laced with spice and pepper characteristics, underlaid by chewy tannins; A very luscious palate, with a supple and harmonious structure and a complex flavor range from sweet to savory.

Food Pairings & Service:A wine to be enjoyed upon release or cellared for up to ten years.


Suggested Retail price:$21.99

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