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Cimicky Trumps Shiraz 2011

Member Review by MrRiesling:

Pretty intense wine with dark and rich flavors, mostly chocolate and blackcurrant. Thick viscosity, very jammy. Not very subtle, but still highly enjoyable. I agree with the 90 pts rating by Wine Spectator.

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Snooth User: MrRiesling
2015421,393
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 06/04/2011

Pretty intense wine with dark and rich flavors, mostly chocolate and blackcurrant. Thick viscosity, very jammy. Not very subtle, but still highly enjoyable. I agree with the 90 pts rating by Wine Spectator.


Snooth User: RonaldoGogolsian
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 02/16/2011

I tried this based on the Wine Spectator 90 rating. I was a little underwhelmed. For the price, perfectly acceptable.

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Snooth User: quagm
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2008 07/02/2011

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: hikesnbikes
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2006 09/09/2009

Delicious! Full of flavor. A real treat for the price.


Snooth User: tAFW
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2006 08/22/2008

Four glasses


External Reviews for Cimicky Trumps Shiraz

External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/19/2011

Supple, round and generous, with a gently spicy edge to the toasty blackberry and cherry flavors, all of it persisting on the long finish. Needs to resolve some of the oak and tannins. Best after 2006.


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Vintage: 2008 05/19/2011

Clear, focused and detailed, delivering a juicy mouthful of plum, berry and tobacco flavors, hinting at clove and nutmeg as the finish lingers effortlessly. Drink now through 2018.


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Vintage: 2008 05/19/2011

An earthy, grilled-nut, stewed fruit nose is an accurate preview of what's to come. Deep black cocoa, smoke, blackberry and pine-needle flavors smolder on the palate. Finishes with good length and cedar-plum flavors.


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Vintage: 2008 05/19/2011

Rhone lovers will appreciate the hint of leather and herbs that runs through this strapping red, with more structure, complexity and body than you find in similar wines at this price. The ultra ripe currant, plum and berry flavors shine amid luxurious textures and well integrated oak.


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Vintage: 2008 05/19/2011

Varietally accurate shiraz aromas of dark berries, gunflint, mocha and chocolate. Sweet, fat and rich, with compelling flavors of dark berries, minerals and gunflint. Showed more primary crushed black raspberry with aeration. For a wine with this much sweetness, there's also very good underlying backbone. Generous, ripely tannic and very long on the aftertaste. And not at all overwhelmed by the used American oak barrels. A major mouthful of wine for the price.


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Vintage: 2008 05/19/2011

The voluptuously fruity, dense ruby/purple-colored 2003 Shiraz Trumps offers up rich aromas dominated by creme de cassis and blackberries with notions of licorice, underbrush, and spice in the background. The pure fruit continues on the palate resulting in a velvety-textured, seamless expression of Shiraz displaying impeccable winemaking. This cuvée was aged completely in old American oak. While it may not be the longest lived Barossa Valley Shiraz, for drinking over the next 5-7 years, it offers considerable pleasure.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/19/2011

A Shiraz not afraid to walk to the beat of its own drum. Medium-bodied and lean, straying away from the typical over-oaked style. Bright, lively plum and black cherry interplay with the traditional spiciness of the grape.


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