2014 D'arenberg D'arry's Original Shiraz/GrenacheBlend from Australia
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"The d'Arrys Original is a crowd favourite for more than sentimental reasons. The 2014 version has a lifted bouquet full of mixed fruit and baking spices, complimented by e...
- 90+ Lisa Perrotti-Brown - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
90+ Lisa Perrotti-Brown - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"Medium garnet colored with a hint of purple, the 2014 D'Arry's Original Shiraz/ Grenache offers notes of baked raspberries, warm red currants & aniseed with hints of Sichuan pepper & Chinese five spice. Medium-bodied, soft, plush & seductive in the mouth, it delivers plenty of velvet-lined, berry preserve flavors & a long, spicy finish".
"The d'Arrys Original is a crowd favourite for more than sentimental reasons.
The 2014 version has a lifted bouquet full of mixed fruit and baking spices, complimented by ever so subtle fresh leather and sandalwood notes. The palate is surprisingly quite elegant but again the complexity of flavours really sets it apart as a wine. There is a wonderful balance between acid and fruit sweetness that leaves this wine right in the zone. Whilst the fruit adds generosity, the fine acid sits it up in the palate giving lovely shape which translates into freshness. The tannins also, whilst playing a role, are beautifully integrated leaving us with a fine drying sensation onto which the remnants of fruit cling.
Undoubtedly one of the best value wines in the d'Arenberg stable, a level of sophistication rarely seen at this price point. Sure to please in youth yet with a promise to develop ever greater range and refinement." - Winery
90+ - Lisa Perrotti-Brown - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Syrah / Shiraz, Grenache / Garnacha|
|Taste||currant, blueberry, blackberry, strawberry, black currant, dust and leather|
|Nose||spice box, cedar, dark fruit, vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco and red fruit|