Arniston Bay Shiraz Merlot 2008 Wine Review

Arniston Bay Shiraz Merlot 2008
Western Cape, South Africa
Community Score: 4.3/5
Community Reviews: 1
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Product #: 43927


 
Price: $9.90
Alcohol: 14.7%
Drink: Now
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Arniston Bay
Agent: Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits
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Natalie's Score: 86/100

Juicy purple plums and dark berries in the glass with a tasty, full-bodied weight. Great for barbecues.

Shiraz Merlot food pairings: grilled steaks, roast beef, zesty pasta dishes, hearty soups, gourmet burgers.

This was reviewed March 28, 2010 by
 

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A medium-bodied wine with intense red colour. This Shiraz/Merlot (80%/20%)blend is generous and complex with aromas of black cherries and plums. Rich and dense, the complexity of the flavours plays out progressively,beginning with blackberry and plum and finishing with toasty cedar aromas.
Tannins are ripe, juicy and delicate.

The small fishing village of Arniston, with its unspoiled coastline, white dunes and turquoise waters, is situated at the most southerly point of the African continent. It is best known today for its 200 year-old fisherman’s village, Kassiesbaai. The village is a national monument and its whitewashed, thatched cottages have stolen the hearts of many artists and photographers.

 
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