Wine Two Hands, Angel's Share McLaren Vale Shiraz 2008
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Wine of deep purple color with black shade.
A full-bodied wine with a scent of cola, plums, cassis, mocha and long pleasant aftertaste.
Wine with a rich aroma of plum, scorched earth, licorice, mint, chocolate and mocha.
Wine is well served with meat dishes from the grill.
The name of the wine Angel's Share has received for several reasons. When held shooting for wine labels, the owner farm, Richard Mintz silver umbrella photographer recalled something heavenly, light, angelic. The second reason - this is an excerpt of wine Angels Share, which occurs in large barrels Hogshead, but not in new barrels to keep the volume of evaporating.
Maceration wines occurs within two weeks. Fermentation is carried out in open large containers at regular remontazhe. Malolactic fermentation takes place in oak barrels. Wine kept for 14 months in the Hogshead, of which only a small fraction (about 14%) - new. Filtration before bottling is not carried out. Wine storage capacity of 8-10 years.
Two Hands ("Two Hands") - it's the owners Tvelftri Michael (Michael Twelftree) and Richard Mintz (Richard Mintz). Their way is not too typical for most winemakers. Michael's father was engaged in construction, and Michael himself to discover the charm and complexity of the wine world in only 26 years old - the age at which the offspring of the famous wine names have long been working in the company of their parents. He did not think twice and almost immediately, in 1998, opened his own company to export products of several Australian wineries. Richard Mintz became interested in wine theme, when he ran one of the leading companies in Australia cooperage. In 1999, the two friends had the idea of a joint project Two Hands. Two Hands philosophy expressed simply - Quality without compromise. "The tablet with this inscription can be found in the laboratory Two Hands, and advertising their wines.