Winter is all about staying warm and cosy and when it comes to wines that can only mean one thing, its time to stock up on Reds. So our friends at Dan Murphy’s and BWS have gone one step further to make your job a little easier, and picked out a selection of Indulgent Winter Reds that are sure to be a hit all Winter long.
Indulgent Winter Reds
2016 COLONEL & MERCHANT
For a cosy night in, this attractive full-bodied
and generously flavoured Barossa Shiraz
shows plentiful dark berry fruits, delicious
mid-palate richness and underlying toasty oak.
A delightful option when paired alongside a
selection of cold meats.
RRP $10.00. Available at BWS
2015 KRONDORF BAROSSA SHIRAZ
A great option for fruitier palates, the
Krondorf Barossa Shiraz encapsulates the firm
oak tannins with rich blackberry and spicy
blackcurrant fruits that come from the 12
months of ageing in a French and American
oak barrel. With all its flavour, this wine is an
ideal complement to a delicious roast dinner.
RRP $17.00. Available at BWS.
2014 CRAFTSMAN RICH AND
SMOOTH CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Craftsman pride themselves on bringing
together the workmanship of various
winemakers to create great wines that reflect
styles as described on the label and their
Smooth Cabernet is just that. This full-bodied
wine filled with dark fruit flavours is clean,
well balanced and full of varietal fruit.
Finished with a light tannin structure, it’s
perfect for long winter nights.
RRP $16.00. Available at BWS
2015 BAILY & BAILY VENTURE MERLOT
This McLaren Vale Merlot has spicy, varietal
black cherry and blackberry fruit balanced
beautifully with the toasted oak with mocha
and dark chocolate hints. An excellent match
to sweet treats in winter, indulge yourself
whilst the mercury drops by pouring a glass
of this great value wine.
RRP $11.00. Available at Dan Murphy’s
2016 CAT AMONGST THE PIGEONS
SHIRAZ CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Defining winter, Cat Amongst the Pigeons’
Shiraz Cabernet blend is full of blackberry,
blackcurrant and spicy aromas. The dark
berries mixed with the subtle oak complexity
and fine tannins creates a great blend that
can be appreciated throughout the season.
RRP $20.00. Available at BWS
2011 BALTHAZAR SHIRAZ
If you are looking for a traditional wine,
then the Balthazar Shiraz fits the bill. With
its medium to deep crimson colour, this
full-bodied wine is rich and ripe with red
plum, red currants and violet aromas. These
follow through on the palate with underlying
savoury notes, fine tannins and a long,
RRP $37.00. Available at Dan Murphy’s.
So this Winter serve up some delicious Red’s with some heart warming meals, and to make it even better you can do so without breaking the bank…
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by Arrnott Olssen
Editor Rogue Homme