Australian Shiraz: panel tasting results

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australian shiraz, decanter november 11, november 2011,
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Mitchell, McNicol, Clare Valley, South Australia 2002

The Merchant Vintners Wonderful aged bouquet of black tea, green olive, old leather, savoury marmite, thyme and tobacco. Outstanding intensity – showing complexity akin to the Old World style of Syrah. Complex, multi-layered and superb. 18.25pts/20
Price: £19.99–£20.15 Widely available via agent
Drink: 2011–2018
Alc: 14.5%