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Rockford Basket Press Shiraz 2006

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The 2006 Rockford Basket Press Shiraz is a surprise packet of a wine that is usually considered a power house. Quite medium bodied and elegant it shows fascinating notes of licquorice and spice. The tannins are quite ripe and sweet and is overall and very impressive and complete wine. Will age very gracefully over a 20 year period.

Basket Press Shiraz 2006 is by Rockford. It has a critic score of 66 out of 100 based on an aggregation of ratings from our partner sites. This 2006 vintage is available in 750ml volume.

Specifications

Wine Vybe Icon Critic Score 66/100
Wine Vybe Icon Producer Rockford
Wine Vybe Icon Blend Shiraz
Wine Vybe Icon Vintage 2006
Wine Vybe Icon Size 750ml
Wine Vybe Icon MPN # WVB-105351
Wine Vybe Icon Shipping Dimensions 3" x 3" x 12" - 2.65 lbs
7.6 x 7.6 x 30.5 (cm) - 1.2 kg
(L x W x H). Bottle dimensions without packaging.
Critic Scores & User Ratings are based on an aggregated score from our partner websites.
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Red Wines

Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-colored grape varieties. It produces a wide range of styles, from light and fruity to rich and full-bodied, with flavors of red and dark fruits, such as cherry, raspberry, blackberry, and plum, often with notes of spice, earth, and oak. The ABV for red wines typically ranges from 12-15%. Its popularity is due to its versatility, complexity, and the wide range of expressions available from different grape varieties and regions.

Red wines are produced in nearly every wine-growing region in the world, with notable examples from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Napa Valley, and Tuscany. The winemaking process for red wine includes fermentation with the grape skins, which imparts color, tannins, and additional flavors to the wine. Red wines are often aged in oak barrels to enhance their complexity and aging potential. The diversity and depth of red wines, along with their ability to pair with a wide variety of foods, ensure their continued popularity among wine enthusiasts and collectors.

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Shiraz Wines

Shiraz, also known as Syrah, is a red grape variety widely grown around the world, particularly in the Rhône Valley of France and Australia. It produces full-bodied wines with high tannins and flavors of dark fruit, such as blackberry and plum, along with notes of black pepper, spice, and earth. The ABV for Shiraz wines typically ranges from 13-15%. Its popularity is due to its ability to produce rich, powerful wines that are both age-worthy and expressive of their terroir.

The varied soils and climates of regions like the Rhône Valley and Australia's Barossa Valley provide ideal conditions for Shiraz, allowing the grape to develop its characteristic intensity and complexity. Shiraz is often used to produce both varietal wines and blends, showcasing its versatility. The grape's potential for producing high-quality, distinctive wines that reflect the nuances of their growing region has ensured its continued prominence and popularity among winemakers and wine enthusiasts worldwide.

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