The 2006 d'Arrys Original Shiraz-Grenache is dark ruby-colored with an alluring bouquet of cherry,
blueberry, earth notes, and smoked meat. This is followed by a structured wine with ample savory,
spicy black cherry and blueberry flavors, good balance, excellent concentration, and a lengthy
The colour hue is good, but not as deep as expected from the vintage; the usual attractive medium-bodied palate offers a mix of blackberry, dark cherry and chocolate fruit, finishing with persistent tannins. Screwcap.
The 2006 d'Arry's Original offers a welcome combination of dark, earthy complexity with notes of cola, plum and black cherry. It’s full in the mouth and expansive on the palate, leading into a long finish redolent of peppery spice. Drink now–2012.
One of the undisputed kings of Australian Shiraz and Rhone varietals, d'Arenberg has managed to turn individuality into an art form by doing a whole lot of little things differently. The original vineyards were established by Joseph Osborn in 1912 in the McLaren Vale region of South Australia. A century on, the estate has grown to 345 acres, and the mantle now rests with fourth-generation winemaker, Chester Osborn. By maintaining a focus... View More