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Wine Charles Melton Shiraz 2006

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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine has a rich deep color.

Taste

The wine has a full-bodied, balanced taste with hints of plums and red berries, well integrated tannins, acidity and a long finish with hints of fruit.

Aroma

Charles Melton Shiraz differ complex fruity aroma with hints of smoke and great toast.

Gastronomy

Shiraz wine perfectly accompanies meat dishes and game, goes well with cheese.

Interesting Facts

Charles Melton Shiraz 2006 - a remarkable red Australian wine - powerful and rich, it is made from the best grapes from vines that grow on non-irrigated vineyard area of ​​20 hectares. They are located on the best lands of the famous Barossa Valley, owned winery. Also part of the grape comes from selected farms Barossa grape. Age of majority of vines - 80 years. Fermentation takes place in open tanks at a controlled temperature. The wine is aged for 16-18 months in oak barrels, 80% of them - the French, the other - the American. Four barrels - new.

Since the advent of the great Charles Melton Wines in 1984, this small winery, located in the Barossa Valley, has won national and international recognition.

Charles Melton produces a variety of wines - from the inimitable Rose of Virginia , which has been described by Anthony Rose in London newspaper "The best pink wine in Australia," to the magnificent red wine "in the style of the Rhone" - Nine Popes . Also at the winery Charles Melton Wines produced a small amount of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon , Shiraz and sparkling in Australia only dessert wine in the style of "Vino Santo» - Sotto di Ferro.

Charles was one of the first to realize the value of the old vineyards in the Barossa with planting varieties Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre. At the time, when others refused to Shiraz in favor of more fashionable varieties, Charles urged farmers to protect their historic vineyards. He was one of a small group of winemakers who helped save the Barossa winemaking heritage of the region.

Charles Melton (Graham Melton) hails from Sydney, but now is an icon of Barossa. In 1973, as a young boy, Charles went to the Barossa Valley and today is at a great experience of winemaking in this region. Initially, Charlie spent his time as a student of Peter Lehmann, and it was Peter, refusing to call his protege Graham gave him the name Charlie, secured for him. In the early 80s, Charles joined a small team of winemakers, with a similar look, the mission of this team was in the revival underrated grape varieties - Grenache and Shiraz. And today, these varieties are the main farm in Charles Melton Wines. In 1984, Charles buys his first vineyard and launches sparkling red wines from old vines, he soon gets 5 hectares of vineyards with vines Grenache and Shiraz. At the same time, he began the construction of the winery, which is still in Krondorf Road, near Tanunda in the Barossa Valley, South Australia. The farm Charles Melton Wines pays great attention to the quality of grapes, which is produced with vines growing on 20 hectares of non-irrigated vineyards located on the best lands Barossa. Part of the grapes purchased from a small grape farms. Age many vines - 80 years. Dry red wines are aged in barrels of French and American oak. The winery uses a number of technologies to obtain a comprehensive and balanced wines that can be stored in the cellar, turning in the best specimens of mature wines in the Barossa style.

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