2018 Tar & Roses, 'The Rose' | Friarwood Fine Wines

2018 Tar & Roses, 'The Rose'

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  • Type: Red Wine
  • Grape: Syrah
  • Style: Juicy and Spicy
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Country: Australia
  • Region: Victoria
  • Subregion: Heathcote
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ABOUT THE WINE
Born into a grape-growing family, Don Lewis spent 32 years working for the Mitchelton winery in Heathcote, where he forged an enduring partnership with Narelle King. In 2004 Don left Mitchelton to work as a consultant, most notably in Priorat, Spain. His time in Europe cultivated his fascination with the wines of Italy and Spain, and in 2006 he and Narelle set up Tar and Roses in order to show how these varietals could be grown in the diverse terroirs of Central Victoria.

TASTING NOTES
Dazzling; a barrel-selection release culled from their Heathcote Shiraz. Taken from two vineyards, one on Terra Rossa Cambrian soil giving depth and power, and the other on well-drained gravel, bringing more delicate aromatics and fresh acidity to balance the wine. Black fruit and liquorice aromas, with eucalyptus and mint developing in the background. On the palate, soft black fruit, tobacco, white pepper and vanilla dominate. Perfect silky tannins and excellent potential for further development in the bottle.

FOOD PAIRING
Pairs well with beef, or anything from the barbecue. Slightly caramelised vegetables would also be a great match.

FRIARWOOD SAYS
An Australian classic, yet the European influence visible on the other wines from this producer remains, this has more in common with a beautifully refined Cote Rotie than the standard sun-drenched Aussie fruit-bomb style of Shiraz.
WHAT ARE THE SHIPPING COSTS?

Orders of any value can be collected for free from either of our retail stores. Greater London next day deliveries will cost £10 for orders below £150 and are free above that.

Delivery costs:

  • Order Value below £150 is £10.
  • Order Value over £150 is free.
WHAT DOES “NEXT DAY DELIVERY” MEAN?

All our shipments in mainland UK and Greater London are shipped next day. Cut off time for a next day delivery is 12PM. Next day is only available on working days. Shipment can be delayed because of external factors.

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