Wine Paxton Wines, "AAA" Shiraz Grenache, 2012
The wine is bright cherry color with purple highlights.
The taste of wine - full-bodied, with good structure, medium density shades of red berries, notes of spices, anise, grainy tannins, nice minerality and long finish with well integrated wood notes.
The complex, harmonious and expressive bouquet of the wine reveals aromas of raspberries and blackberries, abundant hints of dark chocolate, vanilla and oak notes, salty nuances.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment for pate, antipasto, meats, lamb, stewed with herbs and vegetables, pizza.
Wine "AAA" - one of the most popular wines produced by Paxton Vines. The name of the wine is reminiscent of the time when David Paxton engaged in trade in wool - the letters "AAA" marked the best grades of wool. Wine "AAA" Shiraz Grenache is made of a mixture of the two grape varieties - Grenache Shiraz and sensational combination of which makes the wine very relevant and popular. In 2012, the weather conditions have led to early ripening. Therefore, the harvest turned out to be rather short. Cool nights helped to preserve the natural acidity and the manifestation of exceptional taste of the crop. The grapes for the production of "AAA" Shiraz Grenache is collected in the period of maximum ripeness. Fermentation varieties Shiraz and Grenache held separately in open and closed containers. Exposure is carried out in oak barrels - 50% American oak and 50% French oak. With 85% of those older than 1 year. After 18 months, the wine is blended and bottled.