‘Black Queen’ Sparkling Shiraz

Top 5% wine in the UK

Semi-sweet sparkling red
Blend: 100% Syrah

From: Australia, Barossa Valley
By: Peter Lehmann

Year:  2011
ABV:  14.0%
SIZE:  75cl
CORK:  Natural
Cellar
Organic not certified
Filtered & fined
12 months in oak
Mild hills
Silty & Sandy
Champagne method
Taste
Colour : Medium purple
Alcohol : Pronounced
Fruit : Ripe
Tannin : Mellow
Acidity : Fair
Body : Light
Bouquet
Black cherry
Red plum
Passion fruit
Strawberry
Food Match
Veggies
Charcuterie
Poultry
Fish
Shellfish
Cheese strong
Chinese
Indian
BBQ & roast
Oysters
£22.49 including VAT

DESCRIPTION:

A sparkling red to mark a special occasion of simply to satisfy curiosity. Created from Syrah grapes grown in vineyards across Australia’s Barossa valley by Peter Lehmann, considered to be something of a white knight after buying harvests from desperate growers in the seventies, saving many old vines from desertion.

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