|Region||McLaren Vale, SA|
|Winery||Curtis Family Vineyards|
|Bling||96pts Sam Kim, 94pts James Halliday|
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From the Winery:
The Curtis Family are concentrating on developing complex premium wines for the Australian market. Premium wines that show the Curtis Family passion for great McLaren Vale Wines.
Curtis have been making wine in McLaren Vale since 1973. The family history in winemaking stretches back to Italy, where in 1499 Paolo Curtis was charged by the Cardinal de Medici with looking after the papal lands around Cervaro, including the establishment of vineyards and olive groves. The family still farms in the area today....
You gotta love the classics - a true classic will be a true classic forever! It will ride the waves of trends and bide it’s time until the next generation discovers it in their Mum and Dad's record collection or cellar - who then go on to painfully tell their parents how they discovered it and how cool it is....
Less than 40km south of Adelaide, McLaren Vale is another one of South Australia's renowned Shiraz producers, accounting for roughly 50% of grapes crushed annually. The climate is markedly different from the Barossa, being much more Mediterranean with four clear seasons and higher rainfalls. McLaren Vale reds reflect this, showing deep complexity and power along with the ability to cellar for decades. While Shiraz grabs the most attention, chocol...
Tapas and Temp go together like love and marriage, Helen Mirren and Oscar nominations, Shane Watson and LBW’s....
You can use an ash coated cheese or non-ashed. Don't forget to grab a nice Grenache or Temp to sip whilst enjoying this......
A hearty plate for a hearty red. Put the fire on and be ready to put your feet up afterwards!...