Wednesday, 5 November 2008

TN : La Mascota Shiraz 2006, Bodega Santa Ana, Argentina

The vineyards that provided grapes for this wine are located in the Tulum Valley in the San Juan province. The wine was fermented in mainly new French oak and spent an extended time on skins post-fermentation.

Rodolfo "Opi" Sadler was the chief winemaker.

The wine was imported by Tegner Hermansson.

Colour : Dark plum

Aroma : Toasty oak, liquorice, damsons, vanilla, spice

Taste : Too much toasty oak, vanilla, liquorice, blackberry, violets, dark chocolate

Alcohol : 14%

Price : 99 SEK

Mark : C+

Website : Bodegas Santa Anna
Website : Tegner Hermansson