d’Arenberg Dead Arm 2006

d’Arenberg, McLaren Vale, The Dead Arm, Shiraz 2006
This wine is dense all around, from the color to the palate. Black fruits combine with hints of eucalyptus. The mouth is taught, just a baby yet the tannins are ripe with no astringency. Aged in new and one use French and US oak for 22 months. Grown, produced and bottled in McLaren Vale 14.5% $51.99 at Bottle Barn d’Arenberg

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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