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Don Cristobal 1492 Barrel Selection Shiraz 2012 Wine Review

Don Cristobal 1492 Barrel Selection Shiraz 2012

Don Cristobal 1492 Barrel Selection Shiraz 2012

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2015-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Don Cristobal

Agent: Ruby Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Aromas of dark fruit on the nose that build more strongly on the full-bodied palate of this Argentine red wine made from Shiraz grapes. This is a terrific wine for the price point and will drink well with a wide variety of hearty meat dishes. Finishes with dark spices and vibrant fleshy black fruit nuances.

Shiraz food pairings: grilled bison steak, black bean soup, blue cheese, pizza, turkey sausage.

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This Don Cristobal 1492 Barrel Selection Shiraz 2012 was reviewed on September 19, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Intense nose of red and black fruit, jammy, cherry tart and vanilla with an air of pepper. Full-bodied Shiraz with cleansing acidity and a long black fruit finish. Price performer at $16. Buy a case. Perfect for ribs on the grill layered in your favourite sauce.
Tasted: Sept 2015
This robust Argentine red wine is aged for 12 months of French oak barrels and features ripe tannins. Finishes with black plums and blueberries. Pair with grilled meats. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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