Wine of the Week #1510: Mr Riggs Grenache
Enticing raspberry perfume, laden with cherries, liquorice and savoury notes fill the nose. Vibrant earthy plum with hints of spice of cumin, wooden bark and chocolate round the palate and give it an unctuous mouth feel. A well balanced and true iconic gnarly McLaren Vale Grenache.
Wine of the Week #1508: Mr Riggs Montepulciano
Winemaker Ben Riggs love affair with Montepulciano began during his days as a “flying winemaker” – working harvest in central and southern Italy and it was these early impressions which inspired his vision for an Australian take on iconic Italian flavours. Typcially, the wines made from this variety are full bodied with deep colour, spice and plum flavours and high levels of tannin. They usually require some bottle aging and are well paired with hearty Italian cuisine or sharp cheeses.
Wine of the Week #1501: Chanson Pinot Noir
Domaine Chanson Winemaker – Jean Pierre Confuron – was recently recognized by the prestigious Revue du Vin de France as the 2014 Winegrower of the Year. This honour builds on a lifetime of achievement as one of France’s most celebrated and accomplished winemaking professionals – including recognition as French Winery of the Year in 2013, according to Wine & Spirit Magazine.
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