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SHIRAZ 2017 Barossa Valley, South Australia
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer SCHILD ESTATE
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Now here is a terrific, extremely tasty, ready-to-drink, crowd-pleasing Barossa Shiraz that should not be missed. Very deep intense purple colour. Intense, gently smoky, rather juicy, plummy, ripe black cherry nose with some sandalwood-cedar notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, gently spicy, smooth, intense, ripe, plummy, red and black cherry flavours with a lingering, very slightly smoky, cassis-driven, high acid, mocha-tinged finish. Matured for 18 months in French and American oak. Has 14.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number L190117 on the back label. Screwcap closure. CSPC 66555
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nic Pea
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Rating ***(90 points)
Lush, Ripe, Rich, Smoky
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Selectiv'-harvested, open-fermented, matured in French oak (20% new). Good tannin structure and balance, plum and blackberry fruit. Special Value. Drink by: 2037. Score - 93 (James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au, Aug. 1, 2019) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 19, 2020
Cases bought 520 (12 bottles per case)

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