- Type: Red
- Country: Australia
- Region: South Australia
- Vintage: 2016
- Producer: Chalk Hill
- Primary grape: Barbera
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £14.40
- Code: 28541
- SILVER (2018) SOMMELIER WINE AWARDS 2019
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Spicy, peppery, warming reds
- Brie de Meaux, creamy blue cheeses e.g. cambozola. Emmenthal, Cheshire. Mature hard cheeses e.g. Cheddar. Munster
- Black pepper, cloves, coriander, fennel, ginger, nutmeg, paprika, rosemary, thyme
- Seared, grilled, roasted, braised game: boar, duck, goose, grouse, pheasant, venison. Beef, lamb, sausages
- BBQ, bolognese, creambased sauces, lasagna, pepper or chilli sauces to turn up the heat
- Spicy wine intensifies heat with Mexican mole, Tex-Mex or dishes with chipotle peppers, chilli con carne.
- Spicy salads that support meat or spices e.g. red pepper, black bean and sweetcorn. Stuffed aubergine
About the Wine
This red wine is made by Chalk Hill in South Australia. Rich with a touch of spice, try with rich meat dishes, game or wild mushrooms. Formed from primarily Barbera grapes, this wine is ethically produced, vegan and vegetarian friendly. To the best of our knowledge, this wine is wine is an on-trade exclusive. Supplied by Chalk Hill.
Barbera produces good yields and is known for deep color, full body, low tannins and high levels of acid. There is a wide range of wines from medium bodied, fruity wines to more intense examples.
- Black Pepper
- Dried Herbs
- Tart Cherry
Recognised as a 5 star red winery in Halliday’s Wine Companion for the last 6 years, Chalk Hill is small, creating wines of real substance. Hirsch, Winemaker, focuses on producing wines which are pure, balanced and reflective of the vineyards and region they come from. Two of the vineyards are certified organic, the remaining following soon. Chalk Hill first planted Barbera in the region in 1998 and now also have Vermentino, Fiano, Tempranillo and Graciano – all show wonderful potential.
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