- 1 Gold 1 Silver 2 Bronze Medals
- Concentrated, well-balanced Mt Benson Shiraz
- Layers of plums, cherries and chocolate
Black Wattle Mt Benson Shiraz 2014 x12
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1 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze
SOUTH AUSTRALIA-MOUNT BENSON
Lamb with mushrooms.
New and 2nd use French & American oak.
Very intense, deep red with purple hues.
Concentrated and complex with plum and blackberry, layers of black pepper and spice, and integrated toasty vanillin oak.
Layers of plums, cherries and chocolate with the spicy intense fruit dominating. Grainy tannins complement the well-balanced length to make this a very special wine of great complexity.
Mount Benson is a viticultural area situated on the coast of South Australia, 300 km south of Adelaide. The region lies south of the estuary of the Murray River, the Coorong and north of the historic township of Robe. It is comprised of rolling hills of red sandy loam soil over a free draining limestone base - known as 'terra rossa' soil - the very same as in Coonawarra. Long sunshine hours and summer temperatures are tempered by cooling sea breezes due to the proximity to the Great Southern Ocean which favours viticulture in this area. The moderate climate factors together with the special soil are the essential elements for premium grape growing.
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