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Bordeaux blends, Philip Shaw No 17 2008
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Philip Shaw, No 17, Orange, New South Wales 2008

(Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon) Elegant weight; spicy fruits. The former chief winemaker for Rosemount and Southcorp now makes estate-grown wines from his mature Orange vineyard, helped by his two sons. 17.5pts/20
Price: £16–£18 Fareham Cellars, Field & Fawcett, Quaff, Slurp
Drink: 2012–2023
Alc: 14%