Wine d'Arenberg, The Galvo Garage, 2007
Reviews of purchase d'Arenberg, The Galvo Garage, 2007
Wine opaque dark magenta.
The wine has a rich, concentrated, well-structured flavor with rich tones of dark fruit, hints of chocolate and mineral dry aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is filled with notes of oriental spices, violets, chocolate, minerals and black currant.
This full-bodied wine will serve as a great addition to hot dishes flavored grilled meat, vegetable stew with lamb or duck.
"The Galvo Garage" - Bordeaux blend of grapes from vineyards Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale, is markedly different from the entire range of wines produced at the winery d'Arenberg. The term "garage wine" is used to denote the Bordeaux wines produced in small quantities "in the garage," Outside the appellations. Wines made very carefully d'Arenberg: small batches of grapes are pressed down, using manual labor, as in "garazhistov." Red wines are made on galvanized d'Arenberg winery, so the name will appear "Galvo". The wine is aged for 18 months in new and old barrels made from American and French oak. Before bottling the wine is not clarified and filtered. "Galve Garage" has excellent potential storage - up to 2022.
Awards Wine "Galve Garage":
• Vintage 2007 - Silver medal, "Best in its category", IWSC;
• Vintage 2006 - Gold Medal, Concours Mondial De Bruxelles, 2008 and 2009;
• Vintage 2006 - Gold medal, MUNDUSvini International Wine Awards, 2009;
• Vintage 2006 - Blue Gold Medal, Sydney International Wine Challenge, 2009;
• Vintage 2006 - Gold Medal, New Zealand International Wine Show, 2008 and 2009;
• Vintage 2006 - Gold Medal, Korea Wine Challenge, 2008.
History "d'Arenberg" - one of the most significant wineries in McLaren Vale began in 1912 when Joseph Osborn purchased 25 hectares of vineyards in the hills north of Bellevue. Son of Joseph - Francis, increased the area to 78 hectares of vineyards and, before the end of construction in 1928, private wineries, harvest sold to local winemakers, and later established his own production of dry red and fortified wines.
His son - Francis d'Arenberg Osborne, known as d'Arrest, 16 years after leaving school in 1943, joined his father, and in 1957 completely took over the management of a winery. In 1959, he launches under its own brand "d'Arenberg", named after his mother - Frances Helena d'Arenberg. Wine immediately received cult status from connoisseurs, critics and judges. In 2004, Francis d'Arenberg Osborn was awarded the Order of Australia for his contribution to the wine industry in the region McLaren Vale. Francis is very proud of its achievements in the creation of great wines, commonly known as "red band" because of the distinctive red diagonal stripes, which adorns the labels of wines "d'Arenberg".
The representative of the fourth generation - Chester d'Arenberg, after graduating from college Rouzvort and gain practical experience in a number of Australian and European wine regions, took the reins "d'Arenberg" as chief winemaker in 1984. He immediately began to return to the traditional practice of family vineyards growing grapes: at minimum cost and without artificial pollination, irrigation to the extent possible, with very low yields. Winemaking processes of the past have been preserved, unique wines are made in small batches and perfectly convey the nature of class and a true taste of the region's wines Valley McLaren.
"Chester Osborn, as the creator of the wide range of wines, other than impeccable quality, almost deserves credit for what he has managed to create in this price range. If you are a fan of Australian wines, wines D'Arenberg - this is exactly what we should endeavor, as what can you offer Osborne has a broad mind and the same character. In short, praise, which the owner of the winery and winemaker Chester Osborn received not only from the magazine The Wine Advocate, but in reality, and from all over the world, fully deserved, "- R. Parker," The Wine Advocate ", August 2003.