Australian Shiraz: panel tasting results

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Gemtree, Obsidian, McLaren Vale, South Australia 2008

Intensely spicy and rich nose packed with ripe black fruit, mint, redcurrant, raspberry, nutmeg and cinnamon. Dense, sweet and rich with focus and poise. A big, muscular wine with lovely tingly acidity and a kiss of oak tannin. A classic. 18.17pts/20
Price: £40 New Generation Wines, Slurp
Drink: 2011–2024
Alc: 14.5%

australian shiraz, decanter november 11, november 2011,
australian shiraz, decanter november 11, november 2011,
australian shiraz, decanter november 11, november 2011,
australian shiraz, decanter november 11, november 2011,
australian shiraz, decanter november 11, november 2011,