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Date Printed: 9/30/2014
d'Arenberg Stump Jump White 2009
d'Arenberg Stump Jump White 2009
(search item no. 107983)
screw cap wine
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Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
PRICE ON 9/30/2014: $12.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The nose is aromatic, fresh and lively with abundance of fruit including pineapple, lemon, melon and green mango. Citrus blossom and a touch of pistachio nut from the Marsanne shine through.

The palate is equally complex with gooseberry joining the fruit spectrum. It's a unique blend but it works with Marsanne adding good weight to the palate and the Sauvignon Blanc providing a touch of elegance. It's all framed nicely around the linear acidity and freshness of the Riesling .

Riesling (49%) Marsanne (29%) Sauvignon Blanc (22%)

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About d'Arenberg:

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-generation winemaker, Chester Osborn. By maintaining a focus on traditional winemaking and nurturing their old-vine material, the Osborn clan has successfully established themselves as one of the country's leading producers of concentrated wines that are full of character.