Cost: $35 (On sale $30 until 21 June 2015)
Grape Variety: Shiraz
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO General List
Region: McLaren Vale
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Wolf Blass
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Consistently a good solid, complex Shiraz, powerful but not jammy
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, blackberry, blueberry, plums, black currants, peppercorns, eucalyptus, vanilla, Allspice, cola, espresso, tobacco leaves and cigar box. Full body with medium tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: Some heat from the 14.5% alcohol
Drink now or in the next 10 years on its own or pair it with spicy barbecued leg of lamb with rosemary and mint sauce.
Tasted: 20 June 2015
Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5+/10 (Sale price 9/10), Total: 17.5+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4