Brand's Laira Eric's Blend 2001 (6 x 750mL), SA

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Overview

The big, powerfully structured palate displays cassis and plum fruit flavours, lingering cedar oak and developing leathery notes. The wine finishes with long fine drying tannins and lingering fruit flavours.

Region:
SA - Coonawarra
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

"A blend of cabernet, shiraz and merlot from a warmer-thanaverage season. Still a beautiful vibrant colour with a big, rich, youthful nose and intense blackberry and savoury earthy flavours carried on a palate that is still wonderfully tight and deliciously full of freshness, vitality and energy, very rnucit in a top European mould Outstanding drinking now and still with plenty of tI me ahead of it. 14-5 per cent" - (Graeme Phillips, Sunday Tasmanian 10/1/2010)

"Brand's Lalra 2001 Eric's Blend, Celebrating the life and times of regional pioneer and patron Eric Brand, this Coonawarra cabernet. shlraz and merlot combo is wearing its eight years of barrel and battle maturity well. A perfect Chrlstmas gift for those named

Eric" - (Adelaide Advertiser 7/11/2009)

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Deep, brick red.

Aroma

A complex nose displaying plum, blackberry and spiced fruit is backed by mocha and cedar aromas derived from barrel fermentation and maturation. The nose is also showing some developing leather and earth notes from extended bottle age.

Palate

The big, powerfully structured palate displays cassis and plum fruit flavours, lingering cedar oak and developing leathery notes. The wine finishes with long fine drying tannins and lingering fruit flavours.

Food Matching

Pheasant and porcini ragu; Creamed tagliatelli and shaved truffle; Roasted rib of beef and pommes fondant.

Medals & Trophies

Trophy: Murrumbateman Cool Climate Show 2005

Gold: Murrumbateman Cool Climate Show 2005, C23

Gold: Rutherglen Wine Show2002, C34

Gold: Limestone Coast Wine Show 2003, C19

Vintage
2001
Region
SA - Coonawarra
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
14%

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