2003-rampant-red

2003 Rampant Red

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Product Description

Fantastic value, Full bodied red blend. Gold medal 2005 Royal Melbourne Wine Show. Shiraz Cabernet Merlot (45%:34%:21%).

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: Over recent vintages the Rampant Red has received many awards including a Gold medal and top 100 award at The Sydney International Wine Competition for the 2000 vintage. Gold Medal Royal Melbourne Wine Show. 2 Bronze Medals at Royal Perth & Royal Qld Wine Shows.
Region: 100% Margaret River.
Colour: brilliant clarity with medium intensity with a cherry red centre and pink purple hue.
Bouquet: Aromas of dusty mint and earth harmoniously meld with cherry, plum and berry fruits to afford a complex bouquet.
Palate: The palate is round and of medium weight delivering an enjoyable uncomplicated but extremely satisfying drink. A precisely balanced underlying acidity focuses the fruit in the mid palate.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Vintage Characteristics: Mild dry vintage.
Vinification: Mild dry vintage.
Cellaring Potential: Drink now or cellar up to 5 years.
Oak Treatment: Matured in french oak for an average of 20 months.
Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with any Australian BBQ or with tomato based pasta dishes.
Alcohol: 13%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 3.6g/L
pH: 3.51
Acidity: 6.9g/L
Harvest Date: March/April 2003
Bottling Date: February 2005