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THE BARKING DOG GSM 2018 Vegan, Barossa Valley, South Australia
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer SHANAHANS
NEW in Vintages. This blend of 67% Grenache, 27% Shiraz and 6% Mataro has a fairly deep intense purple colour. The nose is quite spicy with gently cedary, ripe, raspberry-plum-cherry fruit and some very gently cedary notes. Dry, medium bodied, gently spicy, harmonious, ripe, plummy, cherry flavours with a lingering, bright, ready-to-drink finish. Has 14% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L090121 on the back label with a screwcap closure. CSPC 20880
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Lex Win
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Spy, Ripe, Harmonious
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: This is sweetly ripe and delightfully complex with spiced cherry, vanillin oak, dried herb and game notes, together with supple mouthfeel and fleshy texture, leading to a lengthy rounded finish. It's generous and plush with lovely spicy/savoury nuances. At its best: now to 2028. Score - 94 (Sam Kim, wineorbit.co.nz, May 2021) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 30, 2022
Cases bought 223 (12 bottles per case)

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