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The Footbolt 2009, MCLaren Vale, d'Arenberg, Shiraz

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The Footbolt 2009 - MCLaren Vale, d'Arenberg, Shiraz

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This Australian wine is a superb discovery that I couldn’t wait to make you taste. The syrah is the most popular red grape variety in Australia. It is perfectly made by one of the most famous oenologist of the country. This well structured wine can be tasted from now, or you can lay it down for 5 years.
 

The terroir

The McLaren Vale is situated 25 miles south of Adelaide, capital city of the state of South Australia. The vineyards benefit from the Mediterranean-like climate conditions and the proximity to the coast assures warm winters. Water goes through the vine roots and influences the wine aromas. 

lecepage The grape variety

Syrah, also called Shiraz in Australia, is the most popular grape variety of the McLaren Vale. Australia is also the second producer of Shiraz after France. However, the Australian shiraz, grows in a warmer climate with much higher temperatures resulting in a wine with very ripe fruit and lower acidity.

lemillesime The vintage

In 2009, sufficient winter rains set up the grape vines well. At the beginning of the Australian summer (December and most of January) the temperatures were below average. The mild weather that followed ensured stress free ripening was and grapes showed good levels of natural acidity and balanced tannins.

lerecoltant The winemaker

The winery d’Aremberg was founded in 1912 by Joseph Osborn. Funny fact: the wine has the name of his favourite horse, Footbolt. After four generations, Chester Osborn is now the director of what became one of the most reputable winery in Australia. Indeed, in 2009, the Wine and Spirits Magazine (USA) elected Aremberg the winery of the year. 
 
My VitiBox, Septembre. 2013 / bottle

Sold by case of 3 or 6 bottles until 30th September 2013. Delivery within 21 days 

he syrah is the most popular red grape variety in Australia. It is perfectly made by one of the most famous oenologist of the country.

 
 
  • Temperature:14° - 15°C
  • Decanting: Open just before serving
  • Keeping potential:until 2018
Food and wine matching
Beef Carpaccio with pesto
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Barbecued steak
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Maroilles cheese
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Blackberries and stroberries fruit salad
 
Wine tasting
 
Apperance -Intense garnet colour with bleu-purplish reflections and nice coloured streaks.
Garnet
Pleasant and intense nose: you can detect notes of blackberry and strawberry. 
Aromatic intensity :
Open and expressive
Wine Aromas :
Red Fruits
Aromas: black fruits, red fruits, mentha

Taste
- Structured and tannic taste. It is synonym of a good ageing potential!

Acidity level :
Fresh

Sugar Level :
Soft

Body / alcohol :
Rich

Tannins :
Strong

Wood level :
Light wooden touches

Aftertaste
: Fresh and nice finish.

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