Wine "Samantha's Garden", Clare Valley Shiraz, 2013
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Reviews of purchase "Samantha's Garden", Clare Valley Shiraz, 2013
Wine rich purple color with purple trim around the edge of the glass.
Wine with elegant fine structure and silky tannins reveals juicy red fruit tones, accompanied by hints of spice and dark chocolate. The finish is long, soft and harmonious.
In an elegant bouquet dominated by aromas of red fruits framed by notes of damp earth, spice and eucalyptus.
Wine will be perfect pair with red meat and game. It is served in baked veal, roast Neapolitan, lamb with herbs, lamb chops, veal medallions, venison with berry sauce and aged cheeses.
During the manufacturing process remarkable wine "Samantha's Garden" Shiraz grapes crushed and left in open fermenters volume of 5-10 tons. In this case, three times a day during the fermentation is carried out maximum remontazh to extract from grape skin color and tannins. After 10 days of maceration juice flows into a special tank, which is added later pressed grape skins. Here wine infused for 24 hours, after which it is poured into the barrel, which is held in the malolactic fermentation. Each one has its vintages ripening period, especially the wine harvest in 2012 was aged for 18 months in American oak barrels, 60% of them - 1-2-year-olds and 40% - 3-5-year-olds. Before bottling the wine undergoes minimal lighting, but not filtered, so before drinking it must be decanted.
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.