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Cupcake Shiraz

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Cupcake Shiraz 750ML    
Sku: 52322

Cupcake Vineyards wines were introduced nationally in 2008 from California’s Central Coast and represented a finely crafted, fruit-forward, indulgent and eminently approachable style of wine. The inaugural release included Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Since then, Adam has used his global wine making experience and relationships around the world to add seven international wines to the Cupcake lineup, including such renowned regions as Marlborough New Zealand; Mendoza Argentina; Italy’s Prosecco, Trentino and Asti regions; Barossa Valley, Australia; and Germany’s Mosel.

Vineyards winery is located in Soledad, California, where warm days give way to cool nights as the fog rolls in off of the Pacific Ocean. It is this cooling influence that slows the growing process, increasing the time the grapes “hang” on the vine and thereby allowing the grapes to mature a little slower than in hotter regions. Slow growth and cool weather leads to a more balanced level of acids and sugars, thereby adding to the complexity and structure of the wines of the Central Coast. This region is poised to become one of the newest and most exciting viticultural opportunities in the coming years.

Tasting notes
Cupcake Shiraz has a dark and inky garnet color with a nose of ripe plums and blackberry jam. It follows with a full palate of creamy fruit, mocha and just a touch of black pepper that lingers. It is reminiscent of a chocolate mocha and blackberry cupcake.

Country: Australia
Region: South Australia
Sub-Region: Barossa
Grape Varietal: Syrah
Type: Still wine
 
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