d’Arenberg The Bonsai Vine GSM 2015

Sourced from old, dry grown vines that appear as small as bonsai.

d’Arenberg, The Bonsai Vine, Grenache, Shiraz, Mourvedre, McLaren Vale, 2015

Dark hearted purple colour. Spice driven nose with high citrus, baked raspberry muffin, liquorice bullets and glazed ham. Dances much lighter on the palate than the nose would have you believe. Fresh with fine tannins, there’s a core of refreshing acidity to drive forward the light red fruit structure balanced by a “bitters” flavour and black jelly beans. Old oak merely plays a supporting role.

RRP: $29
Alc: 14.5%
Rating: 17/20

Wine sample courtesy of d’Arenberg


2 responses to “d’Arenberg The Bonsai Vine GSM 2015

  1. Pingback: Berton Vineyards The Bonsai Shiraz Cabernet 2015 | vinonotebook·

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.