Name of Wine – Shiraz 2012
Region produced in – Spain
Types of grapes in wine – Red Shiraz grapes grown on the sun drenched Spanish hillside vineyards and has Fresh blackcurrant aromas with hints of black pepper and a lingering fruity finish
Characteristics of wine –Red wines get their colour from the skins which are included when the wines are fermented. The length of time that wines are in contact with the skins can influence the colour of the wine. The thickness of the grape’s skin can also affect the colour with thicker skinned varieties generally producing deeper coloured wines
Look –Deep and bright in color
Smell –rich, fruity on the nose.
Taste – Ripe cherry and blackcurrant and combined with hints of black pepper.
Finish – On the palate, the Shiraz is fruity, jammy and full of flavour, with a good backbone to support the lingering finish.
Food Pairing – Pairs well with richly flavored red meats, beef stew and meat lover’s pizza.