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Wild about wine

Sharon Wilde finds Canonbah wines “easy drinking, eminently more-ish and extremely versatile”.

Sharon provides her own tasting notes for Canonbah Bridge and Ram’s Leap wines.

1999 Canonbah Bridge Reserve Sparkling Chardonnay / Pinot Noir / Pinot Meunier
The 99 Vintage Bubbles is the perfect aperitif. It is made from the classic sparkling wine grapes – chardinnay, pinot noir, and pinot meunier, sourced from Orange and the Pyrenees districts. It shows toast and tropical fruits on the nose and citrus fruits on the palate. It has a creamy mouth-feel and lingering, clean finish.

1999 Canonbah Bridge Reserve Shiraz
The fruit for this wine is sourced from McLaren Vale. It shows pepper and sweet raspberry fruit on the nose and vanilla characters extracted from time in new French Oak. A burst of ripe fruit in the mouth is supported by peppery tannins and a savoury, lasting finish.

2000 Canonbah Bridge Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
Canonbah Bridge Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2000 has has delicate lanolin, mineral and floral lift to the nose. It is tight, crisp and delicately flavoured on the palate. Overall it is an extremely versatile wine that would suit just about any event.

2000 Canonbah Bridge Semillon
Lime, cut grass and floral aromas greet the senses. The taste is crisp, linear in structure, and leaves a honey and toast impression from bottle development on the finish.

2000 Canonbah Bridge Shiraz Grenache Mourvedre
Spice, stewed plum and pepper aromas lead to a juicy palate that is held together by spicy, soft tannins and dry finish.

2000 Ram’s Leap Shiraz
The deep mauve appearance of this wine is followed by a wild berry nose with background hints of oak. A juicy, plummy taste is complemented by soft, powdery tannins that leave a licorice impression.

2000 Ram’s Leap Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
A blend of 60% semillon and 40% sauvignon blanc, this wine has a honeyed aroma with straw and mineral overtones. The flavours comprise of lime fruit with a crisp acid backbone and dry, lingering finish.

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