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Shiraz

Shiraz Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: The vines have finally matured! This is the long awaited initial offering of a grape type that is showing exceptional promise in Niagara. Maleta's wine is characterised by a medium cherry color with a touch of garnet. The nose reveals plum fruit and hint of black pepper and an intriguing touch of earthy slate. Clove and leathery notes add complexity.

Varietal Definition
Shiraz:
Alternate name for the french Syrah clone grape grown in Australia and responsible for very big red wines that are not quite as intense in flavor as the french Rhone versions.
Niagara:
A native American grape varietal, the Niagara is often referred to as the "white Concord." Widely grown in New York, it is a popular table wine, vinified in a slightly sweet style, though the best producers tend to minimize its inherent foxy (a unique aroma/flavor profile variously described as wild and musky) qualities.


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