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SILENCE IS GOLDEN 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. Complex, cedary, intense, warm, ripe, black cherry, plummy-cassis nose with hints of smoky, dark chocolate. Dry, full bodied, dense, grippy, rich, ripe, plummy-cherry-cassis flavours with a lingering, slightly smoldering, high acid, herbes de Provence tinged finish. This huge Shiraz has 14% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number 9251 on the lower part of the glass bottle. It is matured in new and seasoned American and French oak barrels for 18 months prior to bottling with minimal fining and filtration. CSPC 13031
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Lex Win
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Rating ***/***+(94 points)
Solid, Dense, Rich, Youthful
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Excellent varietal characters showing on both nose and palate. Packed rich fruit flavours and lovely drying tannins. Everything in perfect balance. Score - 96 (Wine Showcase Magazine, March 2019) Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 11, 2020
Cases bought 503 (12 bottles per case)

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

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