90pointsRobert Oatley 2017 Shiraz (McLaren Vale)

The Oatley reds are often tightly wound, even austere, at first. But give this wine time in a glass or decanter and it becomes a much more vibrant and elegant drop. Plums, brambly berries, dark chocolate and licorice are backed by earthy, savory spices. Power and elegance play together, wound by dusty, savory tannins. The oak gets a touch bitter at the finish, but overall this is a balanced and restrained bottling. Drink now–2027. Christina Pickard

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  • Alcohol
    14%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits
  • Date Published
    7/1/2020
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