Hardys Butcher's Gold Shiraz Sangiovese 2009 Wine Review

Hardys Butcher's Gold Shiraz Sangiovese 2009
Hardys Butcher's Gold Shiraz Sangiovese 2009
Hardys Butcher's Gold Shiraz Sangiovese 2009
South Australia, Australia
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 219139
SAQ Product #: 11676364

Price: $14.95
Alcohol: 14.5%
Drink: 2011-2014
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Hardys
Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

A terrific, full-bodied red with mouth-watering savoury notes that make it extra food-friendly, especially with hearty dishes and tomato sauces. A black-cherry-infused finish. Gets my vote!

Shiraz Sangiovese food pairings: pan-fried veal cutlets with oven roasted beets, kipfler potatoes, and whole shallots with mushroom and gardlic reduction.

This was reviewed March 28, 2011 by

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Jason Solanki rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

2008 vintage. Aromas of plum, raisin, currant, oak, sour cherry with nuances of mint. Plum, fruit forward with ripe fruit on the palate. Ripe tannins for drinking now. I would serve this slightly chilled. Tasted May/2012.
The 2008 Butcher’s Gold Shiraz Sangiovese is
sourced from premium vineyards in South Australia. The winemaking process highlights the vineyard qualities of these two great varieties, with the Shiraz offering dense, sweet fruit and the Sangiovese delivering savoury, rustic tannins and a dark cherry
fruit flavour.
Fresh, lifted characters of dark plum and black cherry dominate the aromas of this wine. Underlying hints of red fruits and ground aniseed add intrigue to the nose with supporting oak spice.
The palate displays bright, expressive fruit flavour of dark cherry and summer berry fruits. Vibrant, juicy fruit is complemented by a layered savoury tannin structure and juicy, mouth-watering acid finish,leading to a long and textured finish.

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