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Campbells Bobbie Burns Shiraz

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A Rutherglen icon – showing the true power of the Rutherglen shiraz fruit with the tannin structure for longevity. For more than forty years our Bobbie Burns Shiraz has enjoyed a reputation for being of consistently high quality.

100% Syrah from Victoria, Australia, fermented in stainless steel tank, macerated 7 days, and aged 12 months in 550L French and American Oak. The Syrah comes from the Bobbie Burns Vineyard grown on red, sandy-loam soils sitting at 577' above sea level. The first harvest of this wine was in 1970 so they've been making it for quite some time. 

Tasting Notes
Deep dark red with purple hues.  The nose has real depth, almost brooding, dark plums and blackberry perfectly integrated with the more elegant characters of black pepper and aniseed, a hint of spicy oak sitting in the background.  This wine is full bodied with mouth filling plum and mulberry fruit yet the palate is beautifully structured with layers of fine tannin and complementary characters of liquorice ironstone and cocoa.

Food Pairing
Enjoy now with a Moroccan spice rubbed fillet of beef or over time with slow braised beef or lamb.

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Established in 1870 by Scotsman John Campbell, Campbells Wines celebrated 150 years of family winemaking in 2020. Today the two sisters, Jules Campbell as Winemaker and Jane as Managing Director, are the fifth generation of Campbells and are proud custodians of their family legacy.

Campbells is a family owned and operated estate and their philosophy is to capture the full flavors of Rutherglen, creating wines of complexity and elegance. Campbells is renowned for it's world famous fortified wines – Muscat and Topaque – as well as the Rutherglen Durif which is a full flavored red wine with the earthy grit characters that are so true to Rutherglen.

Location of Vineyard
Campbells winery is located in Rutherglen, a historical, picturesque town, approximately 93 miles northeast of Melbourne.

The vineyard is blessed with a unique climate that is mellow and predictable, which offers plentiful sunshine. In winter and spring, soaking rains provide excellent moisture reserves. In summer months, Rutherglen experiences warm, sunny days and very cool clear nights. The extended, mild, dry fall allows the grapes to achieve slow, even ripening and abundant fruit flavors.

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