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Deep, dark crimson as usual, this classic Georgias Shiraz shows all the hallmarks of another great vintage. Complex raspberry/spice/liquorice aromas dominate the palate. Beautiful fruit definition. A big, viscous wine with noble tannins. 14.5% alcohol.
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - August 2007
Medium deep colour. Intense fresh redcurrent/ chocolate/ mocha aromas with some floral notes. Well concentrated redcurrent/ plum/ herb garden flavours, dense chalky firm tannins and underlying savoury oak. A chalky dry tannin slick at the finish. Lovely flavour length. 2010-2025. 93 points.
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - 17th August 2012
Medium deep colour. Intense dark chocolate, violet, praline aromas with some mushroom, truffle notes. Palate is bouyant and fresh with dark chocolate, praline, pepper flavours, plentiful slinky tannins and savoury notes. Finishes chalky firm and savoury. Almost claret like firmness. Will last another few decades at least. Now - 2035 - 95 points
Tasting notes by Andrew Caillard, MW - 8th August 2017
Medium deep colour. Intense walnut, iodine, dark chocolate, blackberry aromas with graphite notes. Intense roasted chestnut, dark chocolate, blackberry fruits with earthy complexity, fine looseknit grainy slightly al dente tannins. Finishes graphite firm with cedary leafy notes. Finishes firm and tight. Quite muscular in style. 14.5% Alc 91 points Now - 2028