Charles Melton Nine Popes Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre 2007

Charles Melton seem to produce good, flavoursome and well made Barossa grenache shiraz mourvedre (the blend this year is about 50/50 shiraz and grenache, with a touch of mourvedre).  This wine had an aroma of plums, and a palate with notes of plums, pepper and substantial length (10 seconds plus).  Very good.  88 to 89 points (and possibly higher). 

Source: restaurant
Website: http://www.charlesmeltonwines.com.au/
For another view, see: http://australianwinejournal.blogspot.com/2010/07/charles-melton-nine-popes-2007.html

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2 comments:

  1. I agree with your assessment, but the wine is really a blend between Grenache, Shiraz and Mouvedre.

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  2. Alontin - thank you - you are right, and I have corrected the heading description. I actually had to call the winery to get the breakdown of this year's blend as they don't put in on their website, but was informed that the 2007 was basically 50/50 shiraz and grenache, with a touch of mourvedre.

    Cheers
    Sean

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