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Campbells Sparkling Shiraz Zoom

Campbells Sparkling Shiraz

Australia | Victoria | Rutherglen 750 ml | 14.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Plum
  • Cherry
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Lamb
¥295
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    Description

    Founded in 1870, Campbells are celebrating their 150 anniversary this year. They are one of the leading wineries in the Rutherglen district of Victoria, particularly for their fortified, sweet wines. They have received 99-point scores from Robert Parker and a 100-point score from The Wine Spectator.
    A fine and persistent bead the wine is coloured deep burgundy with a ruby hue. Lifted primary fruits of blood plum, blackberry, maraschino cherry and hints of liquorice. Extended ageing on yeast lees provides the complexity of spice and Christmas cake.

    Variety Description

    Syrah

    Syrah (also known as Shiraz) is a dark-skinned grape variety grown throughout the world and used primarily to produce red wine. The style and flavor profile of wines made from Syrah is influenced by the climate where the grapes are grown with moderate climates (such as the northern Rhone Valley) tending to produce medium to full-bodied wines with medium to high levels of tannins and flavors of blackberry, mint and black pepper notes. In hot climates such as the Barossa Valley of Australia, where it is known as Shiraz, it is more consistently full-bodied with softer tannin, jammier fruit and spice notes of liquorice, anise and earthy leather. In many regions the acidity and tannin lavels of Syrah allows to have favorable aging potential

    Country Description

    Australia

    Wine is produced in every state, with more than 60 designated wine regions however Australia's wine regions are mainly in the southern, cooler parts of the country, with vineyards located in South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland. The major grape varieties are predominantly Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Semillon, Pinot noir, Riesling, and Sauvignon blanc. Some of the more famus wine areas include Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley and Margret River.

    Region Description

    Victoria

    Victoria is located in south east Australia. With over 600 wineries, Victoria has more wine producers than any other Australian wine-producing state but ranks third in overall wine production due to the lack of a mass bulk wine-producing area like South Australia's Riverland and New South Wales's Riverina. Winemaking is spread out across the state and features premier wine regions such as Heathcote, Rutherglen and the Yarra Valley. Single varietal wines produced in the region include the Australian mainstays of Shiraz and Chardonnay as well as the more obscure Viognier, Pinot noir, Graciano and Tannat. The style of wine ranges from full body red wine to Madeira-like fortified wines such as Liqueur Muscat.