Henschke Henry's Seven 2009

Rhone Red Blends from Barossa Valley, Australia

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Item No. 113282
  • JH95
  • WS91
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

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

  • 10%
  • 16+%
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%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2005
  • JH90

Winemaker's Notes

Vibrant red with violet hues. Lifted aromas of raspberries, rosehip and plums with hints of kitchen spices and pepper. The palate is lively and complex with red fruits; nicely balanced, a lush texture and chewy tannins.

Blend: 61% Shiraz, 24% Grenache, 8% Viognier and 7% Mourvèdre

Critical Acclaim

"Brilliant crimson-purple in its youth; has a fragrant, multifaceted bouquet and a medium-bodied palate that picks up the lead of the bouquet with black cherry, blackberry, licorice, polished leather and spice, pepper and savoury tannins. I won't quarrel with those who wish to add more. Shiraz blend."
95 Points

"Vivid, complex, round and expressive, delivering a deftly weighted mouthful of licorice-accented blackberry, cherry and smoke flavors, lingering on the open-textured finish. Shiraz, Grenache, Viognier and Mourvèdre. Drink now through 2019. 75 cases imported. "
91 Points

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Learn About Henschke Map ItMap It

The Henschke family have been making wine since Johann Christian Henschke planted a small vineyard at Keyneton in Eden Valley in 1862. Cyril Henschke pioneered varietal and single-vineyard wines, including the world-famous Shiraz wines, Hill of Grace and Mount Edelstone in the 1950s. Fifth-generation Stephen Henschke and his wife Prue are one of the most lauded winemaking teams...

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Learn About Barossa Valley

The Barossa zone consists of two sections - the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Wines from the Eden Valley can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley. Situated just a bit east of the large city of Adelaide, Barossa is Australia's wine headquarters. Mega producers are based here, boutique wineries call it home and a majority of the habitants claim their income on the wine...

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Learn About Rhone Red Blends

The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...

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