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WTN -- suprising Shiraz, Olive Hill

by Ruth B » Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:20 pm

I was trying to drown my sorrows while watching the Bears stumble through their Monday night in Arizona so I grabbed a '98 Burge Family Olive Hill Shiraz from the basement.
This wine is blended with Grenache and Mourvedre. It is purple, but not quite inky and offered up a lot more complexity than I expected. Surprising but pleasing blueberry with a hint of vanilla. More subtle touch of plums with a nice full mouth feel and lovely finish.
We drank the wine with a rack of lamb, squash and spuds and it was a delightful match(more than I can say for MNF).
Luckily the Bears defense showed up and the evening ended well!

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Re: WTN -- suprising Shiraz, Olive Hill

by Bob Parsons Alberta » Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:56 pm

Ruth, call Ed at DeVines. I think one team is short for Wednesdays Blind Team Challenge. My team is fired up and ready to repeat!!!!

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