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Nugan Estate Alfredo Dried Grape Shiraz 2012 Wine Review

Nugan Estate Alfredo Dried Grape Shiraz 2012

Nugan Estate Alfredo Dried Grape Shiraz 2012

Riverina, New South Wales, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $26.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Nugan Estate

Agent: PMA Canada Ltd.

Pricing & Stock Information

  • 823443
  • $20.09 
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Reviews and Ratings

Raymond Chow rated this wine as 92/100
Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

The 2012 Nugan Alfredo Dried Grape Shiraz, where grapes sourced from Riverina and McLaren Vale were dried (as the name suggests) prior to fermentation and the wine was afterwards aged in French and American Oaks for 12 months. The wine has seductive notes of sour cherry, black cherry, blackberry, vanilla and wood on the nose and sour and black cherries, dates, coconut and light vanilla on the palate. It is a full bodied, extra-dry/dry, fruity to integrated wine; with good, refreshing acidity, refined tannins (decant for 15+ min) and a long finish. This is sipping wine; drink 2014-2017+ (screw cap enclosure). My impression: NICE to BEAUTIFUL, 90-91 pts – Amarone style wine for half the price – recommended for its quality and value. Tasted in Jul/14.

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Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Attractive aromas of cherry and plum with dark chocolate, earth and herbaceous notes, followed by a long and complex palate of black cherry with savoury nuances and smooth velvety tannins.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
This full-bodied Australian red wine is made using the Amarone Appassimento style of winemaking to add richness and depth of flavour. - Community Wine Reviews

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