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Date Printed: 7/13/2014
Cimicky Trumps Grenache/Shiraz 2007
Cimicky Trumps Grenache/Shiraz 2007
(search item no. 99356)
screw cap wine

International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 7/13/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2005 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A blend of 55% Grenache and 45% Shiraz.

It was once the tradition of a small group of Barossa pioneers to retreat to the cool stone depths of an old vineyard cottage. Here they would while away many hours playing cards and drinking wine away from the critical eyes of puritanical souls. The cottage still stands among the vines that produce this wine, a flavorful, aromatic drink that always ‘comes up trumps!'

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About Cimicky:

Czech immigrant Karl Cimicky founded Karlsburg Winery in 1973. In the early 90’s Karl's son Charles began to take a keen interest in winemaking and the ‘good’ wines started turning into awesome wines. In addition to top of the line fermenters and barrels, Cimicky also has an estate bottling line, something of a rarity in Australia, allowing him to personally control all facets of production. Charles Cimicky produces rich, voluptuous, generous wines with superb balance. Apart from minor drip irrigation in January and February, the vines are dry grown, cover-cropped and organically fertilized. Now in his late forties Charles Cimicky is one of the most quality-driven, meticulous winemakers in South Australia.