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Paxton AAA Shiraz Grenache 2017 Wine Review

Paxton AAA Shiraz Grenache 2017

Paxton AAA Shiraz Grenache 2017

Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2033

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red wine

Winery: Paxton

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

From the McLaren Vale wine region, this is a juicy, medium-bodied 60% Shiraz and 40% Grenache red wine blend produced from biodynamically grown grapes, vinified separately in open or closed vessels and matured in previous use oak barrels for one year prior to the final blending.

Shiraz Grenache food pairings: roast leg of Pork, pork tenderloin en croute, steak and kidney pie.

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This Paxton AAA Shiraz Grenache 2017 was reviewed on January 11, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

A medium-bodied blend of Shiraz and Grenache from McLaren Vale, Australia. Spice and red berries on the palate. Well-balanced acidity and tannines leading to an herbal (minty) and spicy finish. Decant or age, serve with BBQ.
Great value under $20 on this medium-bodied Shiraz and Grenache red wine blend from Paxton. The wine grapes for AAA 2017 are biodynamically grown. Intense with fresh dark cherry, red berry and spicy flavours on the palate. Drink or hold. Great cellaring candidate. Pair with game roasts, pheasant and duck. - Community Wine Reviews

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