Winery Thistledown Where Eagles Dare Shiraz
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice freshness.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or game (deer, venison).
Discover the grape variety: Krakhouna
It is believed to have originated in Georgia, where it is grown as both a table and wine grape. In France it is not known.
Informations about the Winery Thistledown
The Winery Thistledown is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 27 wines for sale in the of Australie du Sud 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.
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Sequence from the video « At the heart of the Mâcon terroir » which offer a stroll at the heart of the Mâcon terroir. It offers a focus on Mâcon-Serrières, one of the 27 geographical denominations of the Mâcon appellation. Travel through the terroirs of the Mâcon appellation by watching the full video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF20y1aBZh8 Both are available in French and English. Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneW ...
Sale of six-litre DRC wine ‘rescinded’ amid counterfeit concerns
Acker announced in September that it had sold a six-litre bottle of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s (DRC) ‘Romanée-Conti’ 2002 at a Hong Kong auction for nearly HK$3.1m (US$398,400). However, it’s understood that the sale of the bottle was subsequently cancelled. Doubts about the wine’s authenticity have been raised by lawyer and wine fraud expert Don Cornwell on the Wine Beserkers website. He also expressed concerns about another wine, a six-litre bottle of DRC Romanée-Conti 2000, which was origi ...
EU grants member states the right to use resistant hybrid varieties in appellation wines
Following a recent modification of EU rules, member states are now allowed to employ resistant varieties in the production of wines with protected denominations of origin (PDO). The decision, published last week in the Official Journal of the European Union, is part of a wider revision of previous regulations that established common quality schemes, organisation of the market, definitions, descriptions, presentations, and labelling of European agricultural products and foodstuffs. Before the ann ...
The word of the wine: Animal
Generic smell of aromatic families reminiscent of fur, game, musk, civet, amber and sometimes unpleasant smells of wet hair. The old books on tasting give as an example of animal aroma the belly of hare.