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Schild Estate Grenache Mourvèdre Shiraz 2014 Wine Review

Schild Estate Grenache Mourvèdre Shiraz 2014

Schild Estate Grenache Mourvèdre Shiraz 2014

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Schild Estate

Agent: Nicholas Pearce Wines Inc

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Oh yum. Comfort me with mourvèdre and other old bush vine grapes. Rich, complex and deep Australian red wine: exactly what you want in a partner (and in a wine). Full-bodied and smooth and inviting. The Schild family has been in the Barossa Valley for more than 60 years. Lots of complexity, depth and vibrancy in this richly rewarding wine. This is a blend of 45% Grenache, 28% Mourvèdre and 27% Shiraz grapes. Pair with brisket. MINE: Three generations of the Schild family have been making wine. This is the classic marriage of three iconic Australian grape varieties. Old Bush Grenache dominates the blend with ripe red berry fruit and dark spice and a velvet mouth-feel. Mourvèdre lends fleshy blueberry and pepper and Shiraz provides the structure and backbone or tannins. OTHER: Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: Shows red/blue fruit on nose, with a palate of blueberry, spice and ripe plums. Juicy tannins and a mouth-watering-fruity finish. OTHER: It's important to get the temper right of these blends and this one does. It's not too sweet, not overoaked, not too alcoholic. And yet it's ripe and earthen and well-fruited. It flows, it's succulent, it's not simple, and it drinks like a charm. Drink By: 2022. Special Value. Score - 93 (Campbell Mattinson, winecompanion.com.au, March 1, 2017). - Community Wine Reviews



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