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Date Printed: 8/27/2014
Yalumba Bush Vine Grenache 2007
Yalumba Bush Vine Grenache 2007
(search item no. 97339)
green wine
screw cap wine

Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 8/27/2014: $15.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2002 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

At Yalumba, we make Grenache that has a perfumed and aromatic bouquet, a silky smooth texture and a savoury finish.

Often described as one of Australia's unsung heroes, Grenache is naturally lighter in color than Shiraz or Cabernet Sauvignon but continually provides us with wonderful, big fruit flavors. Bursting with savory berry and spice, a slightly higher alcohol level is well-balanced with fruit and oak, resulting in a unique red wine experience quite unlike that found with the more common varieties. Yalumba Bush Vine Grenache – where elegance and harmony are more important than color and boldness.

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About Yalumba:

Yalumba is one of Australia's oldest family-owned wineries and was founded in 1949 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful medium-sized wineries, owned by 6th generation Robert Hill Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolateds for its distinctive wines, as well as for its leadership role in the Australian wine industry in the areas of viti-innovation and environmental policy. The Yalumba premium wine portfolio commences with the fresh and flavorsome varietal wines of the Y Series, then moves up to capture the essence of the Barossa Eden Valleys, explores old world varieties through innovated, modern wines in the Hand Picked line, and culminates with the coveted, collectible Yalumba Rare & Fine wines.