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Small Gully The Formula Robert's Shiraz 2008 Wine Review

Small Gully The Formula Robert's Shiraz 2008

Small Gully The Formula Robert's Shiraz 2008

South Australia, Australia

Community Score: 89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Drink: 2012-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Small Gully

Agent: Kylix Wines

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Lots of toasty oak on the nose from generous oaking plus dark roasted black fruit. Full-bodied and smooth with lots of alcohol. This packs a punch flavour-wise. Demands hearty meat dishes.

Shiraz food pairings: radicchio, black bean soup, lamb cutlets, salmon, turkey with traditional trimmings, spicy chorizo sausages, peppercorn steaks.

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This Small Gully The Formula Robert's Shiraz 2008 was reviewed on July 20, 2013 by

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Fermented on its skins for seven days, then aged three years in oak and a further ten months in bottle, this single-vineyard Shiraz is a powerhouse of a wine. (Perhaps Bruce Banner gave them this formula.) Aromas of crushed blackberries, chocolate-dipped cherries, peppercorn gravy, sweet black licorice and woodsmoke. Excellent replays. Sweet fruit and spice mid-palate. Big ripe tannins and a smoky finish. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, May 2013

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