Australian Shiraz: panel tasting results

australian shiraz, decanter november 11, november 2011,
9 of 68

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%