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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs TOP AUSTRALIAN REDS OF 2013

 

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Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Liandra-Syrah-Clarendon-Australia-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$34.29-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied controlled fruit bomb, with candied plum, kirsch, blackberry, blueberry, layers of fruit and spice with a long finish.  A delicious wine.           RP-94          WS-93          WE-93           CR-94          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Syrah-Moritz Vineyard-Clarendon-Australia-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$34.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied single vineyard Syrah, with blackberry, blueberry, bacon fat and smoke, with a very smooth and long spiced finish.  A delicious wine, what I still enjoy about a good Ausi wine that has the alcohol under control.  Still many years of life left but why wait.           RP-95          WS-94           CR-93          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.

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Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Syrah-Liandra Vineyard-Australia-2004-14.5% Alcohol-$29.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied single vineyard Syrah, with blackberries, currants, some meat and chocolate with a spicy long finish.  A solid and still vibrant Syrah.           RP-92          WS-91           WE-94           CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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St. Hallett Wines-Shiraz-Old Block-Barossa-Australia-2004-14.5% Alcohol-$34.50-A nose of dark fruits and sweet spices, dark purple in color.  A smooch and full bodied Shiraz, with raspberry, jam compote, blackberries, layers of flavor. I have learned with these big Ausi Shiraz’s to hold them for at least 8 years, at it’s peak, good stuff.           WS-91           WE-88          CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Domaine Jardin PTY, LTD-Spinifex-Esprit-Mataro-Grenache-Shiraz-Cinsault-Barossa Valley-Australia-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$17.52-A nose of dark fruits and some spice, dark black purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and some earthy spices on finish, an interesting wine.           RP-92/91          WS-89          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Zonte’s Footstep PTY LTD-Baron Von Nemesis Vineyard-Shiraz-Barossa Valley-Australia-2009-14.0% Alcohol-$14.43-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied single vineyard Shiraz, with blackberry, blueberry, earth, exotic spices and vanilla on finish.  Very good QPR.           RP-85           WS-92           CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Shingleback Winery-D Block Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-McLaren Vale-Australia-2004-14.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied and smooth Cab, with cassis, plum, dusty earth and spice, has a good finish, solid wine.           WE-91          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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