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[yellow tail] Reserve Shiraz 2012 Wine Review

[yellow tail] Reserve Shiraz 2012

[yellow tail] Reserve Shiraz 2012

South Australia, Australia

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: [yellow tail]

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Product: 234609

Product: 366187

More Vintages: 2011   Add New Vintage

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Minty blackberry on the nose of this well-known Australian Shiraz. This is the Reserve version of Yellow Tail, and it pulls back on the residual sugar to create a wine that is delicious and balanced. Full-bodied and supple, this is perfect for hamburgers or steak.

This was reviewed August 15, 2014 by

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Courtney Flood rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A heady aroma of blackberry, dark cherry, cola, vanilla, and eucalyptus. The palate starts with plush berries, moves quickly to herbal notes, and ends a little tannic. There is a lot of character to this wine and it's a great value for the price.
Matt Steeves, Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Loaded with dark berries, vanilla, cola, and mint. Sweet dark fruit finish. Recommend pairing with tangy BBQ ribs. Good quality to price ratio.
Tom Vigeant reviewed this wine as follows:

Cherry cola, mint and dried herbs on the nose. Fleshy mouthfeel. Medium tannins. Oak flavours are fairly intense and linger with chocolate on the finish. A little heady.
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