Wine d'Arenberg, "The High Trellis", 2015
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Reviews of purchase d'Arenberg, "The High Trellis", 2015
Wine dense crimson-red color with purple highlights.
Taste wines are well textured, flexible, fresh, perfectly balanced, with lacy tannins, the core of the notes of black currant, licorice and plum mixed with nuances of earth, graphite and minerals.
The bouquet of wine aromas of violets and cassis mingle with hints of leaves, oak and cedar.
Wine is combined with pate, vegetable dishes, pasta, roast duck or venison, in perfect harmony with light cheeses.
Dense, lush, fresh wine "The High Trellis" is part of the range of red wines, called "The Three Musketeers", which comes with a red sash Musketeers on the label with the 60-ies of XX century. "The Musketeers" - is the heart of the winery "d'Arenberg", its past and present. They exhibit great varietal characteristics and features of the terroir, regularly getting into the lists of the best wines in the world.
Small vineyard "High garter" ("High Trellis") was planted winegrowers' d'Arenberg "at the end of the XIX century. This name was given because it was first used way garter vine above the knee, which is very unusual for this wine region. Wine "High Trellis" of Cabernet Sauvignon grown on this site is available for four decades and is a huge hit among fans of juicy and rich wines.
After the grape harvest, Cabernet Sauvignon small portions goes to crushing "Demuazi", then each portion vinified separately, assemblage is made only in the final. Grapes partially choked down. The wine is aged in old and new barrels of American and French oak, which is fermented for 12 months. Wine can not be removed from the sediment until the assamblirovaniya not cleaned and not filtered before bottling. Storage capacity of wine is 10 years.
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, since that can offer you Osbournes has a broad mind and the same character. In short, praise, which the owner of the winery and winemaker Chester Osborn receives not only from the magazine The Wine Advocate, but in reality, and from all over the world completely deserved "- Robert Parker," The Wine Advocate ", August 2003.