2000 D Arenberg Shiraz/Grenache McLaren Vale
McLaren Vale, Australia
 
WB Rating: 87

 
Alcohol by volume: 14.5%
Price at time of purchase: $17.99 (Beverages and More)
 
Type: Shiraz
Principal varietal(s): 50% Shiraz, 50% Grenache

Flavorful, serious red that developed nicely over the course of the tasting. Elegant and balanced, this wine displays a complex mix of blueberry and strawberry, cassis, milk chocolate, and roast beef. Velvety texture with an overall feel somewhat like a good Pomerol. The finish struck us as not especially long at this point, costing it a point or two in the ranking. - WB team 2003-08-13

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