Calabria Alternato Red Blend 2017

While Calabria have their home in Griffith NSW, they’ve substantial interest in the Barossa Valley. Here they blend Nero d’Avola, Montepulciano and Durif in with regional Barossa hero Shiraz.

Calabria, Alternato, Barossa Valley, 2017

Herbal lilt with raspberry and plum fruit, savoury fresh earth and leather with nutmeg and toasty oak. Svelte, savoury medium-full body with chewy tannins and a keen thrust of acidity. A quality and harmonious release: robust yet versatile enough to work with braised beef cheeks or an antipasto platter.   .

RRP: $45
Alc: 14%
Rating: 18/20 (92/100)

Wine sample courtesy of Calabria Family Wines


Leave a Reply

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

You are commenting using your 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.