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Barrels and Bottles Blog — shiraz

Stork’s Tower Camino san Pedro wines now in stock

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Two new wines from the Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y Léon appellation in Spain are now available at Barrels & Bottles. Camino san Pedro Sauvignon Blanc 2008 is a light, delicate white wine elegant aromas of grapefruit and passion fruit. Harmonious and soft on the palate, with good fruit flavours and lingering length. […]

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Shiraz & Syrah wine tasting event announced

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A night for the Shiraz lover. To get you over the festive hangover come and join us for a night of Shiraz. Taste the original syrah grape from the Rhone valley and compeer this to new world versions from Australia along with offerings from other countries such as Spain, South Africa and the USA. Date […]

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Leaping Lizard Shiraz, Australia

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Being keen to recycle it was with delight when the dregs of an open sample bottle left by the wine maker found its way to my desk last night. The wine in question was Leaping Lizard Shiraz by Ferngrove, Australia. We have listed their other wines but this was first sight of the Leaping Lizard […]

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Bethany wine is back in store

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When I first joined Barrels & Bottles some 16 years ago we were co-importing a range of wines from the Barossa Valley in Australia called Bethany. With monster alcohol levels and more fruit than a greengrocers these wines were ahead of their time. If I close my eyes I can still taste the Bethany Grenache […]

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Paxton wines at Barrels & Bottles

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As part of our expanding range of quality boutique wines from Australia we have just taken delivery of the range from Paxton, McLaren Vale. Confirming the resurgence of the Grenache grape variety we see a high mix blend (25%)from the Paxton AAA Shiraz Grenache wine. Big berry fruits dominate the palate with a floral highlights. […]

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