Syrah/Shiraz

Hopes End Red Wine Blend 2016

The Story The Hopes End Red Wine Blend 2016 is a blend of 42% Shiraz/Syrah, 38% Grenache, 13% Malbec, and 7% Petit Verdot sourced from vineyards in South Australia (near Adelaide). Hopes End is one of Trinchero Family Estates line of wines, other brands include, Joel Gott, Menage a Trois, Folie s Deux, Charles &…

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Hopes End Red Wine Blend 2016
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Curator Red 2012

The Curator Red 2012 is an unique blend, 61% Shiraz/Syrah, 20% Cinsault, 6% Mourvedre, 6% Grenache, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Tinto Barroca (when grown in Portugal this is one of the grapes used for Port) and 1% Carignan sourced from multiple vineyards owned by 4 contract growers in the Swartland growing region on the west coast…

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Cycle Buff Beauty Shiraz Malbec 2013

The Cycle Buff Beauty Shiraz Malbec 2013 is 90% Shiraz, sourced from 2 vineyards in McLaren Vale and 1 in Clare Valley and 10% Malbec sourced from a single vineyard in Clare Valley, both a part of the South Australia growing region. Shiraz (Shiraz and Syrah are two different names for the same grape) and…

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Woop Woop Shiraz 2013

The Woop Woop Shiraz 2013 is sourced mainly from vineyards in McLaren Vale and Wrattonbully (inside the Limestone Coast), both in the South Australia wine region. Back when we started the CWF website, back when it wasn’t so easy to find a real good wine in the $10 range, Woop Woop was one of our…

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[yellow tail] Bubbles Rose’

yellow tail] Bubbles Rose’ is a blend of Semillon, Traminer (in the Gewurztraminer family), Shiraz and Frontignac ( the Australian name for Muscat Blanc) sourced from vineyards in southeast Australia. This is designated a Dry Bubbly meaning that is on the sweet side. They don’t say which production method they used to add the bubbles,…

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2010 Saint Cosme Cotes Du Rhone Protegee

When tasting a new wine, I always try to go through the standard approach: look at the wine, swirl the wine without ejecting it from your glass, stick your nose in and smell, sip (of course), and hopefully savor the after taste. ­­ For this Syrah, I wish I had paid more attention after swirling…

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