Saturday, 7 November 2009

TN : Kevin Arnold Shiraz Ashleigh Anne 2006,

This wine won a gold medal at Veritas 2008. The wine is a blend of 90% Shiraz and 10% Mourvedre. Fermentation was with yeasts WE374, L2226, and L2026 in a combination of Stainless steel and 225 liter barrels. The wine was matured for 16 months in 90% French 225 liter barrels and 10% American oak. Fining was carried out using egg whites and there was a bulk filtration prior to bottling. Volatile acidity is 0.70 grammes per litre, residual sugar is 1.9 grammes per litre, the pH is 3.70, total acidity is 5.8 grammes per litre, and the total SO2 is 95ppm.

This wine was imported by Wineworld AB.

Colour : Dark blackberry

Aroma : Oak, blackberry, plums, tobacco, burnt toast

Taste : Blackberry, blueberry hints, tobacco, dark chocolate, mint

Alcohol : 14.5%

Price : 179 SEK

Website : Waterford Estate
Website : Wineworld AB

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