91pointsMuratie 2006 Ronnie Melck A Tribute Shiraz (Simonsberg-Stellenbosch)

Cellar Selection

With 16 months spent in 100% new French oak, this is a powerhouse of a wine. At first a bit overripe on the nose with notes of berry jam, kirsch, cigar box spice and a hint of smoke, the mouth shows similar concentrated dark fruit flavors but is lifted by supporting acidity, aggressive tannins and a tight structure. Dark chocolate-covered roasted espresso beans flood the long finish, and while the wine is good now, with five-plus years in the cellar it will be stellar. Lauren Buzzeo

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  • Alcohol
    15%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Worthwhile Wine Company
  • Date Published
    9/1/2010
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