Bottle Shot
the wine

Memorable Style

Mad dogs & Englishmen blends Shiraz, Tempranillo, and Carignan to create a bold and elegant Spanish wine with rare depth and ripeness of flavor.

2008 Blend: 34% Shiraz
33% Tempranillo
33% Carignan
Appellation: Vino de la Tierra de Extremadura, Spain
Alcohol: 13.5%
Winemaker: Norrel Robertson (Master of Wine) & Ignacio Gonzalez

Tasting Notes

Crimson in color, the bright raspberry nose offers hints of clove and pepper. Rich flavors of ripe black fruits are followed by notes of vanilla and cinnamon leading to a long, smooth finish.

Food Pairing

Serve with grilled steaks, roast beef, spicy sausage pizza, fresh gazpacho soup, or mild cheeses.

2008 technical sheet (PDF)