Lake Breeze Bernoota Shiraz/Cabernet 2006

Red Blends from Barossa Valley, Australia

$25.00 $19.99
Save $5.01
Item No. 117543
  • red wine
  • RP90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • WS89

Winemaker's Notes

Lake Breezes Bernoota is a lovely example of a classic Aussie blend. The nose is spicy and lifted on opening with notes of savory cedar touched up with light mint underpinning flowing into red cassis and richer blackberry fruit aromatically. The palate is medium fuller bodied and sleek, with a streak of lively acidity giving brightness to the fruit flavors that mirror the nose. Finer tuned tannins help firm up the long finish with a savory cast that works nicely with the vibrant fruit.

Blend: 60% Shiraz and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon

Critical Acclaim

"The 2006 Bernoota is a glass-coating opaque purple. Its aromatics display wood smoke, pepper, violets, black currant, and blueberry. On the palate it has some complexity, good depth, a bit of structure, and a smooth texture. This medium-long wine will evolve for 1-2 years but can be enjoyed now. "
90 Points

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Style: Earthy & Spicy
Nice nose on first aerated pour. I would say to decant or aerate this wine to open it up.Dark fruit on the nose with hints of pencil lead. Dark berry and soft tannins on the first sip. Give this wine a little time before sipping and it will not disappoint. I would drink now through 2013.
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Learn About Lake Breeze

Lake Breeze The Follett family began farming at Langhorne Creek in 1880. The property was established by Arthur John Follett, the winemaker, Greg Folletts great, great, grandfather. Ken and Marlene Follett and sons Roger, Greg and Tim currently manage and run the vineyard and winery. Langhorne Creek Langhorne Creek can easily be discovered on a scenic one hour...

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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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