Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre 2018

19 Crimes

Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre
2018

$19.20

* Suggested retail price
Product code
12073995
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
SAQ General listing
Status
Available
Type of product
Still Wine
Country
Australia
Regulated designation
Table wine
Region
South Australia
Varietal(s)
Grenache 60 %
Shiraz 25 %
Mourvèdre 15 %
Alcohol percentage
14.5%
Color
Red
Closure type
CORK-Natural
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About this winery

Nineteen crimes turned criminals into colonists. Upon conviction British rogues guilty of a least one of the 19 crimes were sentenced to live in Australia, rather than death. This punishment by "transportation" began in 1783 and many of the lawless died at sea. For the rough-hewn prisoners who made it to shore, a new world awaited. As pioneers in a frontier penal colony, they forged a new country and new lives, brick by brick. This wine celebrates the rules they broke and the culture they...

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Tasting notes

The Shiraz is the brooding component that brings the core of dark fruits, liquorice and round ripe tannins. The Grenache is focused in the red and blue fruits spectrum and delivers plushness to the final blend. Last but definitely not least the Mataro brings spice and finer tannins, pulling the structure together and giving the wine drive. The resulting wine is complex and layered in a soft approachable style.