Winery Brokenwood Friends Selection Shiraz
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a lot of tannins present in the mouth.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or game (deer, venison).
Discover the grape variety: Cornichon blanc
A very old variety that has been multiplied in many Mediterranean wine-producing countries, due to the fact that its grapes ripen quite late. It is only in Italy and Greece that it still occupies a significant area. In France, it is only found among amateur gardeners and/or collectors. By its foliage in particular, the white gherkin is different from the purple gherkin this last one is given as very little sensitive to the grey rot.
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 McLaren Vale to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Australie du Sud
South Australia is one of Australia's six states, located (as the name suggests) in the south of the vast island continent. It's the engine room of the Australian wine industry, responsible for about half of the country's total production each year. But there's more to the region than quantity - countless high-quality wines are produced here, most from the region's signature Grape, Shiraz. These include such fine, collectible wines as Penfolds Grange, Henschke Hill of Grace, Torbreck The Laird and d'Arenberg The Dead Arm.
The wine region of Fleurieu
Fleurieu is a wine zone located South of Adelaide, the administrative capital of South Australia, which takes its name from the French explorer Charles Pierre Claret de Fleurieu. Across the zone Shiraz is the most common Grape variety, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are among the supporting cast. Five wine regions can be found within its boundaries: Currency Creek (to the west of Lake Alexandrina), Kangaroo Island, Langhorne Creek (between Lake Alexandrina and the town of Strathalbyn), McLaren Vale (in the northwest of the peninsula) and Southern Fleurieu (located on the peninsula and a section of the Mount Lofty Ranges). Overall, the Climate of Fleurieu is heavily affected by its proximity to the sea, producing a predominantly Mediterranean influence.
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The word of the wine: Young
A very relative term that can designate a wine of the year that is already at its optimum, as well as a wine that has passed its first year but has not yet developed all its qualities.