Grant Burge `Daly Road` Shiraz Mourvèdre 2008 (6 x 750mL), SA. RRP$19.95

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Overview

The palate is equally intense with dark berry fruits, dark cherries and blackberries complimented by cinnamon notes, chocolate covered coffee beans and raspberry licorice. The earthy aromas also carry onto the palate with hints of dried oregano, basil and a touch of mint. A wine with elegant and silky smooth tannins and incredible generosity of flavours that linger long after the wine is gone.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

The 2008 Daly Road has deep garnet colouring with flashes of royal purple suggesting the youth of this wine.

Aroma

The nose is intense with rich black forest aromas, blackberries and blackcurrant, dark juicy cherries with rich chocolate fudge cake and lashings of vanilla cream. Further complexities of old leather notes and earthy aromas of autumn leaves and damp soil.

Palate

The palate is equally intense with dark berry fruits, dark cherries and blackberries complimented by cinnamon notes, chocolate covered coffee beans and raspberry licorice. The earthy aromas also carry onto the palate with hints of dried oregano, basil and a touch of mint. A wine with elegant and silky smooth tannins and incredible generosity of flavours that linger long after the wine is gone.

Cellaring Potential

This 2008 Shiraz Mourvédre is looking sensational and will continue to reward with minimal cellaring.

Food Matching

A impressive wine needs and impressive food accompaniment; try a seared beef fillet on a rissoni bed with spinach and truffle butter.

Vintage
2008
Region
SA - Barossa
Grape Style
Shiraz Blends
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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History and Tradition

Grant Burge is a fifth-generation Barossa Vigneron. Throughout his career, Grant has been one of the most respected and innovative forces in the Australian wine industry. The history of the Burge family and their long association with winemaking in the region can be traced back to March 1855, when noted tailor John Burge immigrated to the Barossa from Hillcot, near Pewsey in Wiltshire, England with his wife Eliza and their two sons. With help from his sons Meshach and Henry, John’s farm flourished with wheat, sheep and viticulture. His eldest son Meshach continued the farming tradition and was a prominent community leader. He married Emma in the early 1900s and they had eight children. First-born Percival established the Wilsford Winery in 1916, beginning the Burge winemaking tradition. Percival had two sons, Noel and Colin, and Colin and his wife Nancy had one son, Grant. Following in the footsteps of his father and forefathers before him, Grant now carries the winemaking tradition into the 21st century

Family Owned

Grant Burge Wines was formed in 1988 by Grant and his wife Helen, and is located in the heart of the Barossa Valley on the banks of Jacob's Creek and is still proudly family owned. Continuing the family tradition, Grant and Helen have now brought the sixth generation into the fold. Eldest son Toby is the company’s Vineyard Manager, upholding the premium quality and consistency of fruit produced from the vineyards. Amelia joined the Marketing Department in an assistant role early in 2007, and in late 2008 went out into the world to gain more experience to bring back to the company later on in her career. Trent, the youngest, has been part of the hardworking cellar team at the Illaparra Winery since vintage 2006. All three children share Grant and Helen’s vision to continue this long family tradition of bringing exceptional wines to the world.

“I am a romantic, and I have a real sense of my family history, of my father and grandfather, and what they achieved.” Grant Burge

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