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THE OLD DOG SHIRAZ 2016 Barossa Valley, South Australia
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer SHANAHANS
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Very deep intense purple colour. Very attractive, intense, slightly smoky, gently complex, expansive, ripe, plummy-black-cherry nose with some sandalwood, licorice and faintly smoky, cedary notes. Dry medium-full bodied, well structured, mouthfilling, gently juicy, very intense, ripe, black-cherry-cassis-plum flavours with a lingering, harmonious albeit fairly pungent, lingering, lifted, cedary, mocha-chocolate-inspired finish. This remarkable Barossa Valley Shiraz has 14% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L020120 on the back label. Screwcap closure. New in Vintages. CSPC 13030
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Lex Win
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Rating ***(92 points)
Pungent, Ripe, Black-Cherry-Cassis
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Inviting plum and mulberry like aromas showing a dash of spice. Nice tannic palate with lovely oak flavours over beautiful cassis fruit. Score - 94 (Wine Showcase Magazine, undated) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 30, 2020
Cases bought 1120 (12 bottles per case)

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

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