Bleasdale Bremerview Shiraz 2007
Syrah/Shiraz from South Australia, Australia
Wine Style Guide
Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.
Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%
Alcohol By Volume Guide
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Medium to full bodied dry red. Flavors of dark berries, anise and mint. Toasty oak integrates nicely. Smooth soft tannins, juicy fleshy palate, round flavorsome finish.
"The purple-colored 2007 Bremerview Shiraz, a wine aged in oak for 12 months. The nose exhibits spice box, cedar, game, blueberry, and a hint of mint. Layered, savory, intense, and well-balanced, this lengthy effort will be fun to drink over the next 4 years. It is a super value in Shiraz."
The Wine Advocate
"Inky violet. Exotically perfumed bouquet evokes blueberry and boysenberry liqueur, sandalwood, dried violet and cracked pepper. Lush, seamless and gently sweet, offering vivid dark berry flavors and no obvious tannins. The blueberry note repeats on the finish, which is tangy, focused and very persistent."
International Wine Cellar
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Bleasdale"s vineyards were founded in 1850 by Frank Potts, making Bleasdale one of Australia's oldest family-owned wineries.
Having just celebrated its 150th anniversary, it is the second oldest continuously operated family-owned winery besides Yalumba located in the Barossa Valley.
Bleasdale, which has 50 hectares under production, produces around 100,000 cases in total. The...
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Learn About South Australia
The majority of wines from Australia come from this state. Home to the red wine regions of McLaren Vale, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley, South Australia produces some of the finest red wines of the country, and some say in the world. White wines gain their reputation from the distinctive Rieslings of Clare Valley.
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(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...
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