Brokenwood Cricket Pitch Red 2002

Red Blends from Australia

Price: $15.79
Item No. 84340
  • WE90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • ST88
  • 2007
  • W&S88

Winemaker's Notes

This is quite a hodgepodge of a red-one with Cab, Merlot, Cab Franc and Shiraz – but boy, is it tasty. Svelte in size, there's briary-earthy component (wheat toast, smooth wood, earth, you name it) through and through, with firm red plum fruit flavors. With good hold on the midpalate, this reasonably priced red could easily go another couple of years.

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kay lantow - San Leandro, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
This wine was very disappointing since I usually like wines from Australia. So sweet is was more of a grape juice with added sugar than a wine.
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Although based in Hunter Valley, Brokenwood"s practice of multi-district blending has been a major part of the company's philosophy since fruit from other regions was first sought in 1978. This unique approach and the resulting quality wines have cemented Brokenwood's place as one of Australia's most revered and consistent labels. Established in 1970, Brokenwood Wines has...

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Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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