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1685 SHIRAZ 2017 WO Coastal Region
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BOSCHENDAL
This is one of 68 items (125 releases) that was not going to be presented for evaluation under new LCBO policies. Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Very deep intense purple colour. Intense, spicy, juicy, ripe black cherry purée nose with some cedary notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, spicy, juicy, fresh, intense, ripe, black-cherry-plum flavours with a bright, lingering, gently cedary finish. This tasty, ready-to-drink 100% Shiraz has 14% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with lot number L19288 on the back label and 27018 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Perfect with smoky bbq ribs. TONY ASPLER / 90-points / BEST BUY - Lightly floral, spicy, cedary, blackberry nose; medium to full-bodied, dry, blackberry, savoury flavour with notes of dried herbs; juicy on the palate with lively acidity and enough tannin to give the wine structure. CSPC 542787
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Lif Win
Country South Africa
Region
Rating **+(89 points)
Juicy, Ripe, Bright, Ready
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: 100% Shiraz. Satisfying Shiraz with black fruit and spice aromas. Palate with red and black fruits, tar, spice and pepper flavours. Good value. Score - 91 (Decanter World Wine Awards, 2019) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 4, 2020
Cases bought 163 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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