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Tait Ball Buster

Tait Ball Buster 2019



Experience the powerful allure of Tait Ball Buster 2019, a wine that encapsulates the robust spirit of Australian winemaking. This bold blend hails from the sun-soaked vineyards of Australia, a region celebrated for its rich, flavorful grapes. The 2019 vintage stands out as a year that provided ideal conditions for creating intensely flavorful wines, and the Ball Buster is a shining example of this.

At Tait, we craft our wines with both passion and precision. The Ball Buster 2019 is a testament to this approach, combining the best of traditional winemaking practices with a modern flair. This wine is not just a drink; it’s an experience, offering a taste that is as memorable as it is delicious.

Technical Notes

  • Blend Composition: Predominantly Shiraz, with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, creating a harmonious balance of flavors and textures.
  • Vineyard Location: Sourced from carefully selected vineyards in Australia, known for their optimal grape-growing conditions, particularly for Shiraz.
  • Soil Type: The vineyards boast a mix of soil types, ranging from loamy to clay, which contribute to the robust flavor profile and structure of the grapes.
  • Climate: The 2019 vintage was marked by a climate favorable for grape growing, characterized by adequate rainfall and plenty of sunshine, allowing the grapes to reach optimal ripeness and flavor concentration.
  • Harvesting: Grapes are harvested at peak maturity, focusing on capturing the essence of each varietal used in the blend.
  • Fermentation: The wine undergoes fermentation in stainless steel tanks, with particular attention to temperature control, ensuring maximum flavor extraction and color stability.
  • Aging: Aged in oak barrels to add complexity and depth to the wine while respecting the natural fruit flavors. The aging process enhances the wine’s structure and integrates the flavors of the blend.
  • Alcohol Content: Approximately 14-15%, contributing to the wine’s full-bodied profile and enhancing its aging potential.
  • Tasting Profile: Exhibits a deep ruby color. Aromatically, it offers dark fruit notes, especially blackberries and plums, combined with chocolate, vanilla, and a hint of spice. The palate is greeted with ripe berry flavors, complemented by mocha and sweet spices, with a subtle oak undertone. The texture is rich and full-bodied, with smooth, well-integrated tannins, culminating in a long, satisfying finish.
  • Bottling: Bottled with the aim of preserving the integrity of the blend and the individual character of each varietal.

Pour a glass of Tait Ball Buster 2019 and be immediately struck by its deep, inviting ruby color. The aroma is a complex blend of scents: rich dark fruits like blackberries and plums meld beautifully with hints of chocolate, vanilla, and a touch of spice – a true representation of its Australian roots.

The palate of the Ball Buster 2019 is where the magic truly unfolds. This wine delivers a robust array of flavors – think ripe, juicy berries intertwined with notes of mocha, sweet spices, and a subtle oakiness. The texture is both powerful and smooth, with tannins that are well-integrated, adding structure and depth to the wine. The finish is long and lingering, with a boldness that epitomizes the essence of Australian winemaking.

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