Wine Church Block Cabernet-Shiraz-Merlot 2008
Reviews of purchase Church Block Cabernet-Shiraz-Merlot 2008
Deep plum color with brick-red tint.
Chёch Block 2008 shows a perfect balance and a silky texture with a soft, elegant tannins and refreshing acidity. Multi-layered bouquet reveals notes of blackcurrant jam, blueberry and ripe plums, which adds a special piquancy shades of dark chocolate, almond and oak.
This lovely bouquet of fresh flavors woven of blackberry, raspberry and mulberry, complemented by notes of cinnamon and leather.
Wine perfectly complement marinated in rosemary and garlic lamb loin steaks with thyme, as well as other dishes of red meat, game, mushrooms and poultry under the sharp-spicy sauces. As appetizers are perfect prosciutto ham and blue cheese.
Chёch unit - one of the best wines of the company, which owes its name to the oldest vineyards located next to a small church. This wine is released in 1972, became one of the most popular Australian wines around the world.
Chech created unit of crop premium vineyards, each party grapes from different terroirs vinified separately. Aged wine specially selected barrels of French (70%) and American (30%) oak, whose age varies from several months to 4 years. Thanks to this technology gets the perfect balance of wine and complex elegant bouquet in which oak merely adds to, rather than scores fruity grapes. Term aging of wine is 15 months. Among the awards Chёch unit is worth noting gold medal won in 2008 on one of the most prestigious competitions San Francisco International Wine Competition.
Chёch Block 2008 is the best vintages in the last 10 years. The wine shows a complex, multi-layered taste, amazing integrity and purity of fruit tones and perfectly integrated tannins that highlight the basic notes of the bouquet. At the peak of maturity is a magnificent wine will be between 2010-2017 years.
The company was founded Wirra Wirra Strengveyzom Robert Wigley in 1894. At age 30, his parents, whom he gives a lot of anxiety eccentricities sent him away in the Australian outback, where the vigorous energy of Robert found, at last, a useful application. It was in 1894, he broke the vineyards in McLaren Vale, ambush them excellent vines, built a winery and in 1987 made his first wine. At first winery Wirra Wirra flourished, producing high-quality wines, which were exported to England until 1925. However, after the death of Robert Wigley winery in 1924 and declined only in 1969 under the watchful guidance of Greg Trott and his cousin Roger, the winery has been restored. From this point on the company's business went up the hill again, and eventually elegant and complex wines Verra Verra become available worldwide.
Today, the company owns 100 hectares of vineyards, not only in McLaren Vale, but in the Clare Valley, Coonawarra and Adelaide Hills, making its wines a variety of styles. Mediterranean climate and diversity of soil region provides the unique ability to produce a rich, complex and long-lived wines from classic grape varieties, the most famous of which is Shiraz. It is worth noting that in 2005 the winery Verra Verra was converted using the most modern technologies, so quality of the wines has reached a new, higher level.