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2009 d'Arenberg Australian (Red Blend) "The Ironstone Pressings"

Winery: d'Arenberg

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "The Ironstone Pressings"

Wine Category: Australian (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 67% Grenache, 26% Shiraz & 7% Mourvedre

Region: McLaren Vale

State or country: Australia

Price: $65

Cases produced: 300

KWG Score: 94.2 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: December 21, 2012

Wine Review: This opaque and onyx colored GSM opens with a pleasant blueberry bouquet with a hint of boysenberry. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, fruit forward and its ripe fruit explodes in your mouth. The flavor profile is an extracted boysenberry with notes of black raspberry, black plum, and gentle oak in the background. The finish is dry and it moderate tannins are slightly prolonged. This wine would be ideal with a sharp cheese platter by the fireplace on a cold winter's night. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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