Dark ruby in color with a purplish rim.
On the nose black currants, black plums, oak, earth, spices, tobacco, leaf, vanilla, medicine and black pepper.
Medium plus in body with medium acidity and long legs.
Dry on the palate with plums, blueberries, currants, vanilla, wood, spices, tobacco, bitter herbs, vegetables and black pepper.
Short finish with no tannins and tangy raspberries.
This simple Australian Shiraz is drinking nicely now, better than last year. Balanced and drinkable by itself or with food.
Feels a little fake, especially on the nose, but not bad for a bulk wine. A good everyday wine on a budget.
13.5% alcohol by volume.