Winery Brokenwood Cricket Pitch Red
This wine is a blend of 3 varietals which are the Cabernet-Sauvignon, the Petit Verdot and the Merlot.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or game (deer, venison).
Discover the grape variety: Cabernet-Sauvignon
Cabernet-Sauvignon noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. Cabernet-Sauvignon noir can be found in many vineyards: South-West, Loire Valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Armagnac, Rhone Valley, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.
Informations about the Winery Brokenwood
The Winery Brokenwood is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 76 wines for sale in the of Australie du Sud-Est to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Australie du Sud-Est
South East Australia is a geographical indication (GI) covering the entire south-eastern third of Australia. The western boundary of this area extends 2,000 kilometres (1,250 miles) across the Australian continent from the Pacific coast of Queensland to the Southern Ocean coast of South Australia. This vast wine 'super zone' effectively encompasses all the major Australian wine regions outside Western Australia. Rainforest, mountain ranges, scrubland, desert and Dry riverbeds occupy the majority of the land in the South East Australian area.
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In this first episode of a series dedicated to Chablis wines on @The Wine Show @Home, wine expert and TV host Joe Fattorini introduces the vineyards and the wines of Chablis through a tasting of three wines: a Petit Chablis, a Chablis and a Chablis Premier Cru. #PureChablis #BourgogneWines #Chablis ...
‘Historical Super Tuscan’ producers unite under new association
Sixteen founding members launched the new ‘historical’ SuperTuscan wine committee in Florence last week. Paolo Panerai, of Castellare di Castellina, is president of the newly formed Comitato Historical Super Tuscans, with Davide Profeti, of San Felice, as vice-president. Piero Antinori, whose Tignanello and Solaia are some of the best-known SuperTuscans, is the committee’s honorary founder. The association has set its headquarters in Castelnuovo Berardenga, near Siena, and its foundi ...
Andrew Jefford: ‘A wine’s visual cues shout, stamp, whistle and roar’
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The word of the wine: Reassembly
During the vinification process, a "cap" is formed at the top of the vats with the solid parts (skin, pulp, pips, etc.), which contain tannins and colouring elements. Pumping over consists of emptying the vat from the bottom and pouring the juice back to the top, in order to mix the cap and the juice and to favour the exchange and the extraction. This old technique allows a better exchange between the solid parts and the liquid.