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2013 John Duval Wines White Blends or Varietals "Plexus MRV"

Winery: John Duval Wines

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Plexus MRV"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 55% Marsanne, 32% Roussanne & 13% Viognier

Region: Barossa Valley

State or country: Australia

Price: $30

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: November 18, 2014

Wine Review: This almost clear colored blend from John Duval was described by the panel as different and interesting. It opens with a musty apple and dried grass bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and shows good balance. The flavor profile is a tart apple and pear blend with notes of aged oak and pilsner beer. The finish is dry. The panel suggested pairing this nice blend with grilled mako or swordfish. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Colour: Attractive pale straw. Nose: Aromas of stone fruits, honeysuckle and Asian spice. Palate: Medium bodied with good texture, mouth feel and balanced mineral acidity. Flavours of nectarine, pear, mandarine and Asian spice give make it for good food pairing, possibilities from seafood to white meat.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell John Duval 2013 Plexus.

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