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Redheads Studio Shiraz Barrel Monkeys 2013

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Australia
South Australia
Fleurieu
Barossa
McLaren Vale
Regional Varietals:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Red Rhone Blend
Syrah
Regional Wineries:
d'Arenberg

Redheads Studio Shiraz Barrel Monkeys 2013 750ML      
Sku: 37461

Englishman Tony Laithwaite (you could call him the British equivalent of Dan Philips) bought an old bar called Red Heads in McLaren Vale, Australia and renamed it Red Heads Studio. He outfitted it with winemaking equipment and invited young, fresh out of college winemakers to try their hand at making small batches of wine with grapes that are usually very ripe from various sources in the region. The attraction is that these new winemakers usual starting jobs are working in wineries as "Barrel Monkeys" whose job is to move hoses and barrels around in a winery. The Studio gives them the opportunity to make wine which is what they really went to school for! This is one of those wines, which also has a completely irreverent label sort of explaining the whole Barrel Monkey job. We can only say that these Barrel Monkeys produced a wine that fans of in your face fruit bombs will enjoy!

Rating
"Supple, succulent and generous, with pure blackberry and purple plum flavors, hinting at vanilla and cream as the intense finish lingers on a medium-weight frame. Drink now through 2021." The Wine Spectator, 91 Points

Country: Australia
Region: South Australia
Sub-Region: Fleurieu
Appellation: McLaren Vale
Grape Varietal: Syrah
Type: Still wine
 
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Rating:
Name: Arthur from RIDGEWOOD, NJ
Review:
this is a big fruit bomb wine but well balanced. I like!