The Little Penguin Shiraz 2009 Wine Review

The Little Penguin Shiraz 2009
The Little Penguin Shiraz 2009
The Little Penguin Shiraz 2009
South Eastern Australia, Australia
Community Score: 4.2/5
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Product #: 621870
BC Product #: 135251
SAQ Product #: 10699610

Price: $10.95
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink: 2011-2014
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: The Little Penguin
Agent: Treasury Wine Estates
More Vintages: 2008  Add New Vintage 
August 3, June 18, March 5 and February 26.

Natalie's Score: 85/100

Big juicy purple and black plums burst from the glass. Some vanilla oak and a smooth, full-bodied texture. Nice price!

This was reviewed January 14, 2011 by

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D rated this wine as 85/100
Fruit for this wine was sourced from selected vineyards across South Eastern Australia. The 2009 vintage was characterised by some unusual weather conditions. Below average winter rainfall was followed by a relatively warm and dry spring, which ended with a cool and damp November and December, increasing sub-soil moisture. Warm summer conditions brought on an early vintage which was not dissimilar to 2008.Select parcels of this wine were matured for six months with French and American oak. Nose: The nose shows dark berry fruit aromas with hints of mocha and spice.
Palate: Blackberry and plum flavours flood across the palate with notes of spice and cocoa. This is a medium bodied wine with a soft, elegant finish.

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