Dark Garnet in color,with a beautiful aroma of current, cedar and menthol. Flavours of almond,leather and spice with a long peppery finish. A great wine that will hold its own with steaks and cigars. Grown at the base of Montalcino. Brunello is also known as Sangiovese Grosso a hybrid of the sangiovese grape described by F. Blondi-Santi in 1888.
Name: Brunello Di Montalcino
91 points – $45 to $50
Dark ruby color with a floral and cherry fruit nose. Flavors of cinnamon, clove and berries. Very well balanced and refined with a long, dry finish.
Grape: Red Blend: Grenache, Syrah, Mouvedre, Cinsault
Maker: Clos de L’Oratoire des Papes
Price: $45 to $50
86 to 89 points – $25 to $30
McLaren Vale / Adelaide Hills. A ‘garage’ blend, a small lot non classified high quality blend. Aged 18 months in french oak barrels. Very dark to black color with a nose of current and plums. Strong current and blackberry fruit taste with a very tart long peppery finish.
Names: Galvo Garage
Grape: Red Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Price: $25 to $30
91 Points – $80
Deep ruby color with mature a tawny edge. Long slow legs. Nose of leather, tobacco and spice. Flavors of cherry, coffee, caramel and pepper. Long dry controlled peppery finish.
Maker: Cascin Adelaide
Price Range: 80 Dollars
Alcohol: 14 %