Grant Burge: Shiraz Carbernet NV
10th May 2015
This quintessential and stylish Australian blend of Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon is an indulgent wine is made in the true ‘methode traditionelle’ meaning fermented in a bottle.
The Shiraz component was taken from vineyards in the southern end of the Barossa Valley near Lyndoch and the Eden Valley, where growing conditions are excellent for allowing the varietal characters to fully develop and produce grapes of intense concentration and flavour. Cabernet Sauvignon was sourced mainly from my own Barossa vineyards.
Grant Burge Sparkling Shiraz Cabernet is deep ruby in colour, with a complex, earthy nose of smokey oak, bacon and spicy cedar along with rich fruit characters of liqueur cherries and blackberries. It is elegant and lively with the big flavours of the nose carrying through to the palate.
It has a creamy mousse and elegant mouth feel finishing with a perfect balance of acidity and fruit sweetness. This wine perfect with duck, and is a favourite accompaniment to the Burge’s Christmas dinner!
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