2005 Yalumba, Organic Shiraz, McLaren Vale

Producer: Yalumba [Hill-Smith/Smith & Son/Heggies/Pewsey Vale]
Vintage: 2005
Grape variety: Syrah/Shiraz
Origin: Australia, South Australia, Fleurieu Zone
Appellation: McLaren Vale
Date tasted: 14 February 2008
Price when tasted: £7.99

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Tasting notes


A cheery yet serious Shiraz that boasts plenty of Australian bonhomie. The welcoming chocolatey, subtly spiced nose leads to a palate that has more of a brambly fruit character, while retaining darker notes of tar and charcoal. However, the fresh quality of the fruit always shines through. Drink up to 2013. £7.99

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