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Spier Wines Creative Block 3 Named Varietal Blends-Red 2008 Wine Review

Spier Wines Creative Block 3 Named Varietal Blends-Red 2008

Spier Wines Creative Block 3 Named Varietal Blends-Red 2008

W.O., Coastal Region, South Africa

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2012-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Spier Wines

Agent: Sylvestre Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Juicy and ultra-delicious! Wow, it comes on with so many different aromas: mocha, fleshy blackberry and savoury goodness.

This Spier Wines Creative Block 3 Named Varietal Blends-Red 2008 was reviewed on April 14, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This wine has beautiful aromas of black raspberry, cherry, and lilac, with a refined, white-pepper and black plum tinged palate. Shiraz, Mourvèdre and Viognier. I'm 91 points on this red. Drink now through 2015. (ottawawinejournal.com)
This line of wine was inspired by an art project called Creative Block where the works of different artists are combined to create something new. Here, different grapes are blended to create something greater than the sum of their parts. Shiraz/mourvèdre/viognier combo more forthcoming, less stern than stablemate. 08 pepper and lily hints; juicy palate, controlled tannins ... touch American oak, drinking well now but structured for 5-7 yrs. Score: 4 (out of 5) Source: Cathy van Zyl, Platter's South African Wine Guide

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