What Jack's Wine is saying:
Another fantastic wine from the De Bortoli Winemaker's. The Deen De Bortoli Vat 8 Shiraz is a stunner of a wine made from fruit of the Riverina area of NSW. It has been one of De Bortoli's most consistent wines for several years now collecting gongs from everyone who tastes it. The question is how do they do it year on year a fantastic wine at this price Support small business and indépendant wine merchants, Buy wine online at Jackswine
What the Winemaker's are saying:
Deen De Bortoli Vat 8 Shiraz has ripe blackberries and dark fruits complemented with mocha oak, hints of spicy pepper and liquorice. The palate Rich upfront primary fruit with ripe blackberries and hints of plums. Soft mouth coating tannins, hints of mocha, spice and liquorice with a chocolaty finish. Vintage Conditions As the wine is produced from a wide range of regions such as the cool climate of the Central Ranges to warm climate of Heathcote, the cool Limestone Coast in SA and then also the cooler regions of Port Phillip and King Valley in Victoria. Therefore the seasonal vintage conditions can vary substantially between each region. Winemaking Fruit was selected by the winemaker and picked when both flavour and Baume were optimum. Fruit was cold soaked and fermented at 25-32°C for an average seven days. Deen De Bortoli Vat 8 Shiraz Wine Analysis Alc/Vol: 13.5% pH: 3.55 TA: 6.0 g/L
|Region||South Eastern Australia|
|Cellaring Potential||lovely now but another 3-5 would make it even better|
|Rating out of 100||92|
|Cork or Cap||Screw Cap|
Great drop and at a great priceBy: Wayne on 13 January 20162006 vintage. Great drop and at a great price too.
Smooth berry flavours that role across the tongueBy: Warwick P on 18 June 2011Here again we see why you cannot go wrong with a true and trusted name. De Bortoli have been making superb red wines for years and this Vat 8 Shiraz is no exception. Smooth rounded berry flavours that simply role across the tongue and in my case straight down the throat. Wonderful drinking now with soft crisp tannins. Great colur and depth. I will find it very hard to cellar any of this red, it
A terrific, smooth, rich and balanced ShirazBy: Keith W on 11 March 2013A terrific, smooth, rich and balanced full body Shiraz with light pepper and mild tannins. A wine for special occasions, or at Jack's price, everyday drinking. This wine appeals to both genders.
Great choice for the priceBy: Richard on 6 January 2018Great choice for the price, will be better with a little time.
Very nice wine, easy drinkingBy: Philippa S on 13 September 2013Very nice wine, easy drinking, excellent with a butterflied leg of lamb and good friends.
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