19 Crimes The Warden
19 Crimes The Warden is made from Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from Australia. Don’t let this masterful blend escape you. Each powerful note brings you one step closer to a night filled with mischief and fun. Named as an homage to the British who managed the first Australian “colonists,” this complex red presents black cherry, dark berries and chocolate on the nose and palate. Its dark red flavor and hue pair deliciously with pork chops, duck confit and chocolate cake.
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Nineteen crimes turned criminals into colonists. Upon conviction British rogues guilty of a least one of the 19 crimes were sentenced to live in Australia, rather than death. This punishment by “transportation” began in 1783 and many of the lawless died at sea. For the rough-hewn prisoners who made it to shore, a new world awaited. As pioneers in a frontier penal colony, they forged a new country and new lives, brick by brick. This wine celebrates the rules they broke and the culture they built. The men and women on the labels are not those of fiction. They were flesh and blood. Criminals and scholars. In history, they share a bond – receiving “punishment by transportation.” It could have shattered their spirits. It didn’t. Today, we toast these men & women and the principles they lived by.