Sir Ian Botham’s wine range tasted and rated

The Botham All-Rounder Shiraz 2017

With this, the third and final wine in the All-Rounder range, Botham appears to have hit a sweet spot, in terms of style and value for money. With attractive ripe black and blue fruit, this is a juicy wine, but without being too rich, and finishes with a bright plummy lift, a hint of spice, and a touch of dry tannin. The best of the All Rounders in our view.

Score: 90

RRP: £8

ABV: 13.5%

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One Response to “Sir Ian Botham’s wine range tasted and rated”

  1. Well, it is interesting. Liam Steevenson MW just got his first lot produced in India, naming it Yaatra. I would have wished there were collaboration between Sir Botham and Sula -firstly because he has been a very popular cricketer in India and his name would sell. Secondly, his friend and colleague Nick Pringle was working for Sula Vineyards in Nashik as COO. But he quit the company On August 2. With that thread gone, the process would be delayed anyway. But I hope he can work with Indian producers one day. Jean Charles Boisset of Burgundy/ Napa has launched 3 variants with Fratelli Vineyards, which were written about recently in your magazine. A lot of interesting wines are now being produced in India. KRSMA is a boutique producer which has been exporting to the US, selling at over $30 a bottle. Cheers! Jai Ho!!
    Cav. Subhash Arora

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