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Journey's End Gabb Family Winery Shiraz 2012 Wine Review

Journey's End Gabb Family Winery Shiraz 2012

Journey's End Gabb Family Winery Shiraz 2012

Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Journey's End

Agent: Von Terra Enterprises Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

So mouth-wateringly delicious! The shiraz grapes are grown in the foothills of the Hottentot Mountains overlooking False Bay, thus Journey's End. The vines are planted in ancient mineral soils and benefit from cool coastal breezes. The wine is aged for 18 months in 3,000 litre oak barrels (very large so they don't impart a lot of oak flavour). Savoury and juicy with a meaty note that makes this ultra delicious. This is a full-bodied red that will tempt you to drink it too fast: it's that tasty. Aromas of fleshy black fruit and hedonistic happiness.

Shiraz food pairings: peppercorn steaks, mushroom burgers, tourtière.

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This Journey's End Gabb Family Winery Shiraz 2012 was reviewed on June 17, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Journey's End Gabb Family Winery (2012) makes this Barrel Selection Shiraz from the Stellenbosch wine region. They are committed to ethical and sustainable wine production and are accredited with WIETA (The Wine Industry Ethical Trading Association), the Biodiversity and Wine Initiative (BWI) and IPW (Integrated Production of Wine). - Community Wine Reviews

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