Shirvington Shiraz Mclaren Vale 2008

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Smooth and velvety, framing its cherry, leather and spice flavors with fine tannins, lingering nicely with a touch of wet earth. Drink now through ... Read more

Shirvington's 2008 Shiraz gives a deep garnet-purple color and intense notes of warm black cherries and black raspberries over anise, chocolate box... Read more

Shirvington's 2008 Shiraz gives a deep garnet-purple color and intense notes of warm black cherries and black raspberries over anise, chocolate box... Read more

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

Smooth and velvety, framing its cherry, leather and spice flavors with fine tannins, lingering nicely with a touch of wet earth. Drink now through 2015. -HS Wine Spectator. A Syrah wine from South Australia in Australia. 2008 Shirvington Shiraz 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/12/2011

Shirvington's 2008 Shiraz gives a deep garnet-purple color and intense notes of warm black cherries and black raspberries over anise, chocolate box, allspice and vanilla pod. Very full-bodied and concentrated with 16% declared alcohol, this is a big ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from South Australia in Australia. 2008 Shirvington Shiraz 750ml


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Source: We Speak Wine
10/24/2011

Shirvington's 2008 Shiraz gives a deep garnet-purple color and intense notes of warm black cherries and black raspberries over anise, chocolate box, allspice and vanilla pod. Very full-bodied and concentrated with 16% declared alcohol, this is a big mouthful yet well balanced with crisp acidity and medium-firm fine tannins, finishing long. Approachable now, it should blossom with another couple of years in bottle and drink through 2020+. Opaque purple. Powerful, deeply scented aromas of black and blue fruits, cola, incense and vanilla, plus hints of dried flowers and licorice. Ripe, fleshy and palate-coating, offering sweet boysenberry and blueberry flavors, a velvety texture and a late note of sassafras. Very rich shiraz with a strong finishing note of dark fruit liqueur and surprising vivacity. Highly concentrated but avoids heaviness; Id hold off on opening this for another four or five years. Smooth and velvety, framing its cherry, leather and spice flavors with fin...


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/14/2012

2008 McLaren Vale Shiraz Shirvington is a relatively new project in McLaren Vale, the first vineyard planted in 1996, the first wine released in 2001. Its made by Kim Jackson (direct from S&S Marquis), who ferments it in a high proportion of new oak... Wine & Spirits. A Syrah wine from South Australia in Australia. 2008 Shirvington Shiraz 750ml


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Source: We Speak Wine
11/04/2014

Shirvingtons 2008 Shiraz gives a deep garnet-purple color and intense notes of warm black cherries and black raspberries over anise, chocolate box, allspice and vanilla pod. Very full-bodied and concentrated with 16% declared alcohol, this is a big mouthful yet well balanced with crisp acidity and medium-firm fine tannins, finishing long. Approachable now, it should blossom with another couple of years in bottle and drink through 2020+. - Robert Parker 92 PointsOpaque purple. Powerful, deeply scented aromas of black and blue fruits, cola, incense and vanilla, plus hints of dried flowers and licorice. Ripe, fleshy and palate-coating, offering sweet boysenberry and blueberry flavors, a velvety texture and a late note of sassafras. Very rich shiraz with a strong finishing note of dark fruit liqueur and surprising vivacity. Highly concentrated but avoids heaviness; I'd hold off on opening this for another four or five years. - Stephen Tanzer 92 PointsSmooth and velvety, framing its cherry, leather and spice flavors with fine tannins, lingering nicely with a touch of wet earth. Drink now through 2015. 900 cases made. HS - Wine Spectator Magazine 88 Points


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