d'Arenberg The Custodian Grenache 2007 Wine Review

d'Arenberg The Custodian Grenache 2007
Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 713040
BC Product #: 603845

Price: $19.95
Alcohol: 14.5%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: d'Arenberg
Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

You want a big palate-wacker, well step right up my dear. This delivers a solid punch of fruit, alcohol and smoky oak. Loads of black cherry and blackberry. Ba-Boom!

This was reviewed May 29, 2010 by

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Andrew Bernardo Wine Journal rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Has evolved after a couple years, with more density, more black cherry and raspberry notes, great acidity not normally found in pure Oz Grenache. A nice drink. Game meat is the ultimate pairing. I'm 90 on this. (ottawawinejournal.com)
Bright medium red. High-pitched raspberry and cherry aromas are complicated by notes of cracked pepper and fruitcake. Lively, sweet and quite primary, with a youthfully tangy quality and tightly wound flavours of red berries and spices. Darker berry notes arrive on the nicely focused and persistent finish. Score: 89(+?) Source: Josh Raynolds, International Wine Cellar

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