Gemtree `Bloodstone` Shiraz 2010 (12 x 750mL), McLaren Vale, SA.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049
$14.90 per Bottle
$178.80 per case
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Overview

Concentration, power and amazing balance. Seductive wine.

The front palate is dominated by plush, intense red fruits with subtle amounts of liquorice and chocolate fanning across the mid to back. Bloodstone is a structured wine with soft velvety tannins.

Region:
SA - McLaren Vale
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Deep red, purple/black hues.

Aroma

Violets, spicy red currants, plums, raspberry conserve, marshmallow, satsuma plums almonds (oak) and cinnamon sticks.

Palate

The front palate is dominated by plush, intense red fruits with subtle amounts of liquorice and chocolate fanning across the mid to back. Bloodstone is a structured wine with soft velvety tannins. The fruit expression in this wine is quite remarkable and I do not hesitate to recommend it will drink well for the next 5 years.

Food Matching

Lamb backstrap.

Cellaring Potential

Now – 2016.

Vintage
2010
Region
SA - McLaren Vale
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Gemtree Winery

Rated - 5 Star Winery – James Halliday Wine Companion 2010

Gemtree is a family affair. Third generation McLaren Vale grapegrowers, the Buttery family are dedicated to producing iconic wines of the highest quality from their premium biodynamic vineyards. They are passionate about innovation both in the vineyard and winery, where winemaker Mike Brown pushes the boundaries of experimentation and alternative winemaking practices. With a staggering collection of Trophies and medals, Gemtree is rapidly building an international reputation for excellence across their entire range.

Winemaker - Mike Brown

Mike Brown is a multi awarded winemaker with over a decade of experience in McLaren Vale. His winemaking philosophy is straightforward — working in tandem with the viticulturist is paramount to the final quality of the fruit.

Choices made in the vineyard from pruning through to harvesting will determine the ultimate characteristic of the wine. Mike believes in minimal intervention across all stages of the winemaking process, which results in wines which are powerful, concentrated, and express the true characteristics of each variety and the region.

Mike has a reputation for pushing the boundaries of experimentation and alternative winemaking practices and has racked up an impressive collection of Trophies and medals with Gemtree wines over the last 10 years.

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