Sandbanks Shiraz VQA DDA 2011 Wine Review

Sandbanks Shiraz VQA DDA 2011
Sandbanks Shiraz VQA DDA 2011
Sandbanks Shiraz VQA DDA 2011
Prince Edward County, Canada
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Product #: 355982
Wine Type: Red Wine

Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2013-2017
Sweetness: Extra Dry

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rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Best In Show Red
Ottawa Wine Challenge
Ottawa Wine and Food Festival 2013

This Shiraz beat out some wonderful Shiraz/Syrah from around the globe. Sandbanks has blossomed out of Prince Edward County under what some might say is a difficult terroir. Especially for Shiraz.
This Shiraz is medium++ body. Beautiful ruby red. Lots of ripe dark fruit. Black Currant, plum, cherry cordial, Christmas cake, black pepper, clove.
The palate has the black pepper finish that I like to taste in Shiraz. Perfect accompaniment to grilled meat. Smooth tannins. Drinking nicely now. Can't wait to see what 2012 vintage brings. This one was great!

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