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2009 d'Arenberg Grenache "The Derelict Vineyard"

d'Arenberg 2009 Derelict Vineyard

Winery: d'Arenberg

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "The Derelict Vineyard"

Wine Category: Grenache

Grape blend: Grenache 85% & Shiraz 15%

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: McLaren Vale

State or country: Australia

Price: $29

Cases produced: 200

KWG Score: 90 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: March 4, 2012

Wine Review: This slightly opaque ruby colored Grenache opens with mild blackberry and black currant bouquet with notes of wet stone. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, pretty acidic, and very juicy. The flavor profile is a mineral infused black raspberry with notes of black plum and blackberry and hints of mild old oak in the background. The finish is dry and its fruit flavors and mild tannins are nicely prolonged. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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