Wine Yalumba, The Cigar, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Yalumba, The Cigar, 2008
Wine deep magenta color.
The wine has a meaty taste with the gradual uncovering of shades of violet and oyster shell, so characteristic of wines from the vineyard Menzies. Soft tannins perfectly with fruity, long finish, silky.
The aroma of wine there is a generous set of shades of wild berries, bright cherry-chocolate tones and nuances of cedar and spice.
Wine is suitable for roast beef, stew, duck, steaks and mature cheeses.
Yalumba - one of the most successful wineries in Australia, founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith - British brewer, which is in search of a new life with his family moved to the green continent from the British Isles. Smith bought 30 acres of land in the south-east section of Angastona and named "Yalumba", which translated from the Aboriginal language means "all the land around". In 1985, Robert Smith, a spokesman for the 6th generation of the family, became the general manager of the company. Success and now the company's position in the market associated with his name.
Peter Wall, chief winemaker firms conquered Rhone grape varieties, was obsessed with the idea of creating wines from varieties Shiraz and Viognier. In 1979, he landed the first vine varieties Viognier in an area of only 1.2 hectares, now this vineyard has reached a record high of 29 hectares and is the largest vineyard Viognier in Australia.
Company Yalumba - the card Barossa Valley. Manufacture of wines from varieties Shiraz and Viognier - the main component of the company's success. Today, the combination of these two kinds of very fashionable among winemakers in Australia. Yalumba - one of the few wine producers in the world, engaged in manufacturing and even their own barrels, which are made by the old technology.