d'Arenberg The Love Grass Shiraz 2006

Syrah/Shiraz from McLaren Vale, Australia

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Item No. 96310
  • JH91
  • ST90
  • RP89
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2006 The Love Grass Shiraz is 85% Shiraz blended with tiny proportions of seven other varieties. Purple-colored, it reveals aromas of spice box, violets, blueberry, and game. Layered and plush, it has excellent grip, several years of aging potential, and a lengthy close. It will drink well from 2011 to 2019.

Critical Acclaim

"Dark chocolate and mulberry fruit bouquet; medium-bodied and quite tannic, but with ample sweet fruit to tidy it up; a solid, slightly savoury, style. "
91 Points

"Deep ruby. Energetic red berry and floral aromas are complicated by cracked pepper and baking spices. Racy red berry flavors gain sweetness with air and betray no tannins. A suave blend of energy and depth, finishing with sweet red berry preserve notes and very good persistence. "
90 Points

"The 2006 The Love Grass Shiraz is 85% Shiraz blended with tiny proportions of seven other varieties. Purple-colored, it reveals aromas of spice box, violets, blueberry, and game. Layered and plush, it has excellent grip, several years of aging potential, and a lengthy close. It will drink well from 2011 to 2019. "
89 Points

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Learn About d'Arenberg Map ItMap It

One of the undisputed kings of Australian Shiraz and Rhone varietals, d'Arenberg has managed to turn individuality into an art form by doing a whole lot of little things differently. The original vineyards were established by Joseph Osborn in 1912 in the McLaren Vale region of South Australia. A century on, the estate has grown to 345 acres, and the mantle now rests with fourth...

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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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