Flegenheimer 2010 Red Blend Reserve
2010 Red Blend
- International Wine Club Selection
- Special Australian Selection — Gold Medal Wine Club
- McLaren Vale, South Australia
- 60% Shiraz, 40% Petite Sirah
- 22 months in oak
- Enjoy Until
The Flegenheimer Bros. 2010 Reserve Red Wine was produced by winemaker Ben Glaetzer (also the winemaker for the 2012 'Bishop' Shiraz). The vineyard location in McLaren Vale of South Australia is planted to two clones of Shiraz that were sourced from the oldest winery in Victoria. In addition to the Shiraz, the vineyard is also planted with Petite Sirah, a varietal that is naturally higher in acid, tannin and color, thereby enhancing the final blend's mineral character and providing structure to the wine.
Robert Parker calls the 2010 Reserve Red Wine "Very deep purple-black in color with notes of creme de cassis, warm plums and dark chocolate with hints of licorice...very full-bodied and voluptuous in the mouth, offering tons of ripe fruit layers...it finishes long."