Domaine Terlato-Chapoutier L-Block Shiraz 2012

Shiraz | Victoria,  Australia
Domaine Terlato & Chapoutier combines the vision of Anthony J. Terlato, the founder of luxury importing and marketing company Terlato Wines International, and Michel Chapoutier, the esteemed Rhône grower and vintner whose compelling wines have been exalted by critics around the world. Flavors of black cherry and plum with eucalyptus and white pepper spice. Full-bodied with juicy tannins and a lingering finish.

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Domaine Terlato-Chapoutier L-Block Shiraz 2012

Details

  • Style

    Complex, Full Bodied, Intense, Juicy

  • Varietal

    Shiraz

  • Flavor

    Blueberry, Cherry, Chocolate, Plum

  • Aroma

    Complex, intense blueberry and wild cherry, hints of chocolate and mint.

  • Pairings

    BBQ, Beef, Game, Lamb, Chocolate, Poultry Dishes, Cheddar Cheese, Roast Pork

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Domaine Terlato & Chapoutier combines the vision of Anthony J. Terlato, the founder of luxury importing and marketing company Terlato Wines International, and Michel Chapoutier, the esteemed Rhône grower and vintner whose compelling wines have been exalted by critics around the world. Flavors of black cherry and plum with eucalyptus and white pepper spice. Full-bodied with juicy tannins and a lingering finish.

Wine Facts

BOTTLE SIZE

750 ml

ALCOHOL %

13.5%

WINEMAKER

Michel Chapoutier

AGING

100% aged in French oak for 18 months.

FERMENTATION

Destemmed and fermented in cement or stainless stell tanks. The maceration lasts 3 weeks in order to extract soft, but persistent tannin structure.

2012 Vintage

93 RP
Rated On: June 2015

Domaine Terlato & Chapoutier combines the vision of Anthony J. Terlato, the founder of luxury importing and marketing company Terlato Wines International, and Michel Chapoutier, the esteemed Rh?ne grower and vintner whose compelling wines have been exalted by critics around the world. The L Block Shiraz brings Michel Chapoutier's single parcel approach to the renowned Malakoff vineyard for the first time. This dry farmed "L" shaped block on a south exposed slope, has unique shale and iron rich soil, which creates incredible complexity in the wine.

- Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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