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Date Printed: 12/25/2014
d'Arenberg The Bamboo Scrub Single Vineyard Shiraz 2010
d'Arenberg The Bamboo Scrub Single Vineyard Shiraz 2010
(search item no. 126175)
collectible wine
green wine
screw cap wine
boutique wine
has fluid
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Australian Wine Companion rating: 95 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 12/25/2014: $69.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Pour this wine into a big glass and let the white pepper and spice swirl on the nose. With time you'll get flowers, fresh earth, fennel leaf and bright red fruit. A very pretty start. The palate is bright and fresh too, red licorice mixes with more spice and pepper dusted mulberries. The tannins are fine and talc-like, laced with minerals and nice length. This wine is all about fragrance, balance and elegance.
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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.