Tatachilla Cabernet Shiraz 2006 (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

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$14.99 per Bottle
$179.88 per case
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Overview

Named in honour of the founding Partners of the Tatachilla winery this wine is carefully blended with grapes selected from premium South Australian vineyards to provide a full flavoured easy drinking wine each vintage.

Region:
McLaren Vale
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Named in honour of the founding Partners of the Tatachilla winery this wine is carefully blended with grapes selected from premium South Australian vineyards to provide a full flavoured easy drinking wine each vintage.

Deep red with purple hues.

Strawberry, clove and cigar box.

Rich palate of raspberries and wild cherries with dark chocolate undertones. Displays aromas of liquorice and tomato leaf, with Italian herbs and rhubarb on the finish. Light tannins provide the wine with good length and a soft mouth feel.

Well matched with glazed BBQ ribs or spicy Provencàle fish stew.

Cellaring An early drinking, fruit driven style drinking well now. May be cellared for up to three years.

A very good vintage, with good rain during winter and throughout the growing season in McLaren Vale and all sub-regions. Yields were smaller than usual but the quality was outstanding, with large canopy size development allowing for flavour ripeness of fruit to occur rapidly, with low sugar levels.

The 2006 vintage had two distinct phases, February to March was characterised by warm and dry weather. During the other months, a wet Spring and much cooler temperatures helped retain highly prized freshness in the berries.

A blend of fruit sourced from mature vineyard sites from South Australian vineyards including premium Langhorne Creek sites.

After crushing, the grapes were carefully handled and fermented separately to preserve the flavours of Shiraz and the tannic intensity of Cabernet Sauvignon. The two varieties were then blended after some malo-lactic fermentation. Sealed with screwcap to ensure premium quality and retain the freshness of the wine.

Vintage
2006
Region
McLaren Vale
Grape Style
Cabernet Shiraz
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
14.5%

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