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Bleasdale Sparkling Shiraz

Langhorne Creek, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$23. 99
$287.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 5 Years (2020-2025)
ABV: 13.5%
Closure: Diam Cork

A multi vintage Sparkling Shiraz that contains reserve wines going back to 1997, Bleasdale freshening up the base blend every Spring by adding a portion of new vintage Shiraz to it. Fermentation takes place in open vats before maturation in a mixture of seasoned oak barrels and stainless steel tanks.

A plush, richly flavoured sparkling Shiraz.

A frothy purple tinge mousse shows good hold over a black dark coloured base wine that’s finely threaded by a nibble stream of tiny bubbles. Lifted blackberry, dark chocolate and liquorice scents combine with vanilla, light toast and traces of earth. Rich, full and satiny, the palate is awash with blackberry and liquorice fruits which create a luscious textural feel. Vanillin oak, subtle dark chocolate and earth elements also chime in. Excellent depth and concentration with a long succulent aftertaste. A great match for the Christmas Turkey.
Drink over the next 4-5 years.
Alc. 13.5%