Are You Game Shiraz 2012 Wine Review
Are You Game Shiraz 2012
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Product #: 327320 BC Product #: 468132 SAQ Product #: 12172547
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Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine
Winery: Are You Game
Agent: Von Terra Enterprises Ltd.
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rated this wine as Martha Kelly AIWS, CS with the following review: 93/ 100 Fresh and youthful flavours of raspberries, black currant, violet, and warming spices complement the richness of the wine. With soft, ripe tannic structure, and intense flavours the finish of this wine is long and refreshing. This wine can be enjoyed on its own and pairs best with charcuterie and casual fare from the grill ranging from chicken and pork through to your favourite grilled red meat including game. Date tasted: April 2014
rated this wine as Malcolm Lamont WSET Adv with the following review: 91/ 100 One of the Fowles Wines used for Australia day, this shiraz has a beautiful full bouquet, and in body, is just a little bit less robust than their preeminent wine 'Ladies who Shoot Their Lunch'. Definitely on the strawberry jam side. Tasted April 8, '14 at the Fowles Wines tasting
rated this wine as Nick Onischuk Accredited Sommelier with the following review: 89/ 100 The Are You Game Shiraz is a full bodied wine with some kick! Aromas of plum, cherry, spice, and chocolate. On the palate it features cherry, spice and vanilla. Tasted at the Australian High Commission Ottawa Fowles Wine Tasting on April 8, 2014 (89/100)
rated this wine as Corinna Horton with the following review: 89/ 100 Beautifully balanced, elegantly structured, the Are You Game Fowels Wine Shiraz 2012 is fruity, with just the right amount plumy, blackberry, richness. Pair with rabbit, pheasant, wild boar, a strong salty cheese or almost anything finished with butter, the balance of fruit would cut the fat and bring forward the flavour.
rated this wine as Craig Kuziemsky with the following review: 88/ 100 Cherry, dark fruit, cocoa and spice flavors with a nice lingering finish.
rated this wine as Matt Steeves, Certified Sommelier with the following review: 87/ 100 "Are You Game?" Shiraz, is Fowles value-priced cool climate Shiraz from mainland Australia's most southern and coolest state, Victoria. The 'message in this bottle' is delicate fruit and herbs, in a lighter than usual style (for what many may believe a stereotypical 'Australian Shiraz' might taste like). Noticeably lighter than Fowles' higher-priced "Ladies who Shoot their Lunch" Shiraz. The cool climate influence is very evident as it produces a leaner, crisper, fresh style of Shiraz. Medium-long berry and herbal finish would pair well with grilled rosemary lamb chops or pork tenderloin. Fowles' winemaker added 10% Tempranillo to this wine to 'add complexity and texture to the palate'. Tasted April 8, 2014. 87+ points. Matt Steeves - @Quercusvino
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