95pointsYangarra 2017 King's Wood Shiraz (McLaren Vale)

From a single block biodynamically grown on a cool site in a cool vintage, this Shiraz, which sees 25% whole bunch, is aged in large French foudre. The result is an extraordinarily precise and complex wine, it's only downfall being an unfortunately heavy bottle. Notes of raspberry, plum, iodine, damp earth, and chocolate and spice (neither from oak) are cinched with sinewy tannins and lifted by crystalline acidity. Manages an exacting and difficult tightrope walk of power and generosity with restraint and elegance. Drink now, or cellar until 2030—at least. Christina Pickard

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  • Alcohol
    13.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Sovereign Wine Imports
  • Date Published
    7/1/2020
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