Thistledown 2013 The Basket Case Old Vine Shiraz (Barossa Valley)

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This wine was aged in hogsheads (300 liter) and demi-muids (500 liter). The oak provides a subtle frame, adding hints of pencil shavings and scorched pie crust to the ripe berry flavors. The wine is still big, lush and unmistakably Barossa Valley, showing off raspberries and blueberries to an unusual (and welcome) extent. Supple enough to drink now, it should also age well through at least 2025. Joe Czerwinski

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    Wine Dogs Imports LLC
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