Handpicked 2018 Collection Shiraz (Barossa Valley)

Berry and plum fruit take the fore on this high-toned Shiraz, but its secondary characteristics are most interesting. These suggest tomato leaf, olive tapenade, cocoa powder, bay leaf and earthy spice. Oak is present but not dominating. There's lifted acidity and chalky, somewhat astringent tannins on the palate. The through-line is the juicy red fruit and savory bass notes that flow to the finish. The wine has an austerity and a leanness that wants more of Barossa's famed fruit concentration. Christina Pickard

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    American Spirits Exchange Ltd
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