Cape Barren Shiraz 2004

Syrah/Shiraz from McLaren Vale, Australia

$31.99 $21.39
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Item No. 90149
  • red wine
  • screw cap wine
  • RP93
  • JH92

Winemaker's Notes

Deep purple in color, fragrant plum and cassis fruits on the nose backed by mocha and elegant cinnamon spices. Delivers intense but harmonious flavors focused on brambleberry and dark earth with attractive fruit sweetness, the toasty French oak notes provide a supportive role leading to a long finish framed by supple, velvety tannins.

Food pairings: Red meats such as mustard crusted rib eye with roasted baby root vegetables and baby red potatoes

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The Cape Barren Winery is located in Brookman's Road, Blewitt Springs in the Mediterranean-style appellation of McLaren Vale. McLaren Vale experiences moderate temperatures throughout the year, with warm and dry spring and summer days ideal for growing high quality grapes. Cape Barren soils have deep sand over ironstone and clay subsoil perfect for holding moisture. Internationally acclaimed Brian Light is the winemaker for the Cape Barren Winery, which is owned and operated by Brian Ledgard and Peter Matthews.

Learn About McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale is home to the oldest Australian vineyard, with grapes planted in 1838. It's a coastal area, the Indian Ocean bordering the west, which leads to a cooling factor that prevents the grapes from getting too hot. In all, the climate is a perfect one for the vines. Notable Facts In McLaren Vale, there are vines as far as the eye can see. As in other parts of...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(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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