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RockBare Shiraz 2006

RockBare Shiraz 2006

Syrah/Shiraz from McLaren Vale, Australia

Price: $20.00 $17.29
Save $2.71 (14%)
Item No. 93816
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2006 vintage was among the finest seen from McLaren Vale, especially for Shiraz. The wines turned black at midnight as soon as they were crushed and there was an amazing tannin structure and varietal definition in the fermentations right from the get go.

RockBare 2006 Shiraz is midnight black with ripe plums and dark cherries, overlaid with noticeable concentrations of very fine oaks and licorice on the nose. The palate presents itself with an onslaught of ripe, rich black berry fruits and exotic spices, it also carries with it ripe cherries, plums and black olives. Complemented with licorice tannins.

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The key to understanding the RockBare label is to understand McLaren Vale. This relatively small area of South Australia is well known as a premium grape-growing region, especially of red varietals. 100 percent RockBare"s grapes come from McLaren Vale. Winemaker, Tim Burvill, uses a winemaking process without a lot of handling or manipulation.Tim gained extensive winemaking...

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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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