Wine "Rawson's Retreat" Shiraz Cabernet, 2012
Wine brilliant violet-red color.
Taste wine juicy, fresh, balanced, with nice soft tannins, hints of fruit and fresh berries, which are dominated by notes of dark plums, nuances of light spices.
The attractive, appetizing aroma of wine is dominated by notes of raspberry and chocolate.
The wine is excellent with meat and vegetable dishes, grilled, hot, hearty, lamb, beef stew, barbecue, tagliatelle with wild mushroom sauce, spaghetti with spicy tuna and tomato sauce, pasta, pizza with peperroni.
The name of the line "Rawson's Retreat" ("Refuge Rawson") indicates a stone cottage, which Dr. Christopher Rawson Penfolds built in 1845. Among the famous vineyard Magill in Adelaide, where he and his wife Mary and daughter Georgina lived for a year before the construction of the winery Penfolds.
Winegrowers and winemakers of Penfolds spend much time in the vineyards, carefully selecting berry wine "Rawson's Retreat" Shiraz Cabernet, which will provide the right style and profile of the drink, the main characters of which are notes of fruit and spices, as well as soft tannins. After fermentation, the wine most of the aged in stainless steel tanks and individually selected portion matures in barrels of French and American oak, which adds to the taste of wine more shades of spice, toast and oak. Fine wine at a young age, but it can also be stored in the bottle for 3 years.