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Kilikanoon Killermans Run Shiraz 2005

Member Review by Fenderbaum:

Wow. This one has made me realize why South Australian shirazes were my first love of wine. Very dark colour, almost black. Wonderful nose - the spice just oozes out of the glass. Superb tasting. Heavy fruit as you would expect - blackcurrant and cherry. Nice and peppery, though not overpowering. Nicely balanced - lingered on the palate for a nice amount of time. Very good wine.

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Kilikanoon Wines Pty Ltd:
Founded in 1997 by Kevin Mitchell, Kilikanoon is a boutique Clare Valley winery with an international reputation for producing regionally expressive, terroir-driven wines. The Kilikanoon property, featuring a circa 1860s stone cottage housing Kilikanoon tasting room, was originally settled by early English migrants who named it after an historic old mansion in Cornwall. On purchase of the hi... Read more
Founded in 1997 by Kevin Mitchell, Kilikanoon is a boutique Clare Valley winery with an international reputation for producing regionally expressive, terroir-driven wines. The Kilikanoon property, featuring a circa 1860s stone cottage housing Kilikanoon tasting room, was originally settled by early English migrants who named it after an historic old mansion in Cornwall. On purchase of the historic property in 1997, mature vineyards of shiraz, cabernet, grenache and riesling that had been planted by Kevin’s father, Mort in the 1960’s, became a part of Kilikanoon, and now form the heart of the estate vineyards. 10 years on, with the addition of partners Nathan Waks, a principal cellist with the Sydney Symphony, and Bruce Baudinet, Managing Director of Oracle Estates, Kilikanoon is rated by US and Australian critics as one of the Clare Valley’s outstanding wineries, producing bracingly intense and long-lived rieslings, along with powerful, yet balanced shiraz, grenache and cabernet sauvignon. Read less
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Member Reviews for Kilikanoon Killermans Run Shiraz

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Snooth User: Fenderbaum
161289668
4.50 5
06/29/2009

Wow. This one has made me realize why South Australian shirazes were my first love of wine. Very dark colour, almost black. Wonderful nose - the spice just oozes out of the glass. Superb tasting. Heavy fruit as you would expect - blackcurrant and cherry. Nice and peppery, though not overpowering. Nicely balanced - lingered on the palate for a nice amount of time. Very good wine.


Snooth User: RPerro
163565440
3.50 5
04/11/2009

A good shiraz, but really needed decanting. This was very fruity on first opening, but smoothed out over the couple hours it was opened. Decanting would have helped a lot. Much more flavor after it sat open for awhile.


Snooth User: vtccdad
1504759
4.00 5
06/13/2009

Bold, dark red color. Excellent pallate long and smooth at finish. Earthy nose, hint of pepper.


Snooth User: ctrueman
33246287
4.00 5
10/23/2007

Four glasses


Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 07/12/2007

Very fruity - plums, blackberries, some nice tannins and a touch of mint. A very fruity, full wine with some nice spice on the finish. Excellent. And for the price, very excellent. Served with mild beef curry.


Snooth User: phantasman69
4364814
3.50 5
Vintage: 2004 02/16/2008

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Kilikanoon Killermans Run Shiraz

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

The dense ruby/purple-hued 2003 Shiraz Killerman's Run (bottled unfiltered with a Stelvin screw cap) reveals remarkable intensity along with beautifully pure, cigar smoke-tinged black currant fruit, and licorice notes. Medium to full-bodied, layered, and rich, with a terrific savory mouthfeel, this is a stunning wine to drink over the next 7-8 years.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

The best value here is the 2001 Shiraz Killerman's Run. A 100% Shiraz from Barossa, McLaren Vale, and Clare Valley vineyards, it possesses a deep, saturated plum/ruby color, plenty of black cherry, licorice, pepper, and spicy aromas, medium to full body, a lush, plump palate, and a fat, fleshy finish. Consume it over the next 2-3 years.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

The 2002 Shiraz Killerman's Run is produced from vineyards Kevin Mitchell sources primarily in the Clare Valley and Barossa. It is a dense, full-throttle, big, chewy, peppery, black fruit-dominated Shiraz offering sweet tannin, an attractive plushness, and an up-front style designed for consumption over the next 2-4 years.


External Review
Vintage: 2004 07/11/2007

Ripe and full of minty black fruit - blackberries, blueberries and more. A rich Shiraz with a touch of pepper on the finish that's waiting to tempt your palate. A great red for those who crave an Aussie Shiraz.



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