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Brown Brothers Cellar Door Release Tempranillo

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Brown Brothers Cellar Door Release Tempranillo

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James Halliday (2003 Vintage) says
Australian Wine Companion 2006 2005
86
James Halliday (2001 Vintage) says
Light to medium red-purple; the clean and fresh bouquet does not have overmuch distinction, but the palate really opens up, intense and long, with spicy savoury flavours and obvious acid retention. Spent 16 months in new and 2-year-old American oak, which it has fully absorbed. Grown 20 kilometres east of Milawa.
Australian Wine Companion 2004 2003
85
James Halliday (2000 Vintage) says
Medium to fell red-purple; the sweet berry fruit of the bouquet is unfortunately smothered by American oak, as is the lush, dark berry fruit of the palate. I simply do not understand why the wine should have been matured for 16 months in a mix of new American and older French oak. It would have been much more interesting to see the varietal fruit express itself.
Australian Wine Companion 2003 2002
84

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