Wine Bella's Garden, Barossa Valley Shiraz 2010
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Reviews of purchase Bella's Garden, Barossa Valley Shiraz 2010
The wine is almost black with purple rim.
The wine has an attractive taste with notes of spices, resins and subtle shades of chocolate. Soft texture reveals juicy freshness, tones of dark berries and delicate oak nuances.
The wine is full of interesting fragrant bouquet with notes of cherry, chocolate, cedar, spices and scorched earth.
The wine goes well with meat dishes and cheeses.
Wine "Bella's Garden" refers to the line "Garden" (Garden), which includes six wines made from varieties of Shiraz. Grapes grown on the Barossa Valley vineyards 6. Purified from harvested stalks, is crushed and then fermented in special open containers intended for fermentation - fermentors, volume 5, 7 and 10 tons. During the peak period of fermentation wort is regularly pumped pumps - 3 times daily, which allows to extract color and tannins. On average, the wort ferments on the skins for 16 days and then poured into the tanks and the media. After that, the wort is decanted into barrels, where malolactic fermentation is carried out. Then it was poured into oak barrels, after removing the sediment. Excerpt wine lasts 20 months in French oak barrels, of which 15% - a new, 25% - 1-2 years, 60% - 3-4 years. Before bottling Bellas Garden slightly clarified, not filtered. Wine storage capacity - from 2013 to 2035.
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". Tablet with this inscription can be found in the laboratory Two Hands, and advertising their wines.
Cool winters, hot summers and a variety of soils provide ideal conditions for Australian wine. Here there are the oldest Shiraz vines in the New World, brought here many years ago the first colonists. Although phylloxera attacked and Australia, Barossa before she got. Timely preventive measures and strict control over the spread of phylloxera allows many old vines Barossa still stand on their own roots. The composition of soil includes a lot of minerals that are good for the structure and complexity of the wine.