There is enough going on in this complex, age-worthy Shiraz to keep a wine geek waxing poetic for days about its savory, meaty and vegetal profile: Grilled green peppers, Dr. Pepper, bramble fruit, violets and a tangy note of sumac. The palate is full bodied and powerful, with plush, juicy fruit, big drying tannins and a fantastic acidity to freshen things up. Drink now–2032.
Reviews wines from Australia and New Zealand
A native of New York who has spent years living abroad in London and Perth, Australia, Pickard’s work has previously appeared in publications such as Australia’s Gourmet Traveller Wine, James Halliday’s Wine Companion, Scoop Magazine, Decanter and Wine Enthusiast. She was the co-host of the popular podcast, The Crush, as well as a regular presenter on various TV shows. Pickard is excited to share her vast knowledge and great passion for the wines of both Australia and New Zealand.