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2014 Plexus John Duval | Shiraz 47%, Grenache 32%, Mourvedre 21%

John Duval Wines

Generous with good intensity of bright, plush blackberry fruit and Christmas cake character. Appealing texture with soft tannin backbone.

    2014 Plexus John Duval | 92+pts. Robert Parker

    38,66 €Price
    • REGION / COUNTRY | Barossa Valley, Australia
      VARIETY | Shiraz 47%, Grenache 32%, Mourvedre 21%. The Shiraz was sourced from old vineyards in the Krondorf, Marananga and Ebenezer regions, Grenache from the Tanunda and Krondorf regions and Mourvèdre from the Light Pass and Krondorf regions.
      VINTAGE | 2014
      VOLUME | 750ml
      FOOD MATCH | Match with pork, lamb, pasta and beef dishes

       

      Winemaking: Fermentation with submerged cap and small open stainless  steel fermenters.

      Oak Maturation:  100% barrel maturated for 14 months, with just 10% new fine  grain French oak hogsheads (300 litre barrels); with the balance 3-6  year old barrels.  

      Technical Notes:
      Alcohol 14.5%
      pH 3.49
      TA 6.16 g/l

      Tasting:

      • Colour: Vibrant purple red.
      • Nose: Attractive ripe red and black fruit complemented by savoury, spicy notes.
      • Palate: Generous with good intensity of bright, plush blackberry fruit and Christmas cake character. Appealing texture with soft tannin backbone.