The Warden Red Blend
$30.00* Suggested retail price
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...
Dense with bright purple hues, this wine is brooding with dark cherry, black-berry, boysenberry, chocolate, mocha, and lighted vanilla bean. This wine is mouth coating with lashings of criminally intense dark fruits supported by sweet vanillin oak and a hint of chocolate. The plush tannin structure provides persistence, balance and line to this rich and generous wine.