Spice Route Charles Back & The Spice Route Team Shiraz 2009

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

The 2009 Spice Route Shiraz, aged in French oak for 18 months, is a full bodied, integrated wine, with intense aromas of prune, strawberry, smoke, coconut and vanilla. It has a nice structure with refined tannins (decant for 15-30 min) and a long to extra long, chalky finish. Though ready to drink now, it should age gracefully for the next 10 years. My impression: BEAUTIFUL, 91 pts - I recommend giving this one a try just to gage how many to stock up on (scheduled to come out sometime in March/12). Tasted at "An Intimate Wine Tasting with Charles Back" Jan/12.




Natalie's Review

Spice Route Charles Back & The Spice Route Team Shiraz 2009, W.O., Swartland, South Africa: Triple yum! Juicy with blackberry liqueur richness. Complex, deep and long: just like the ideal relationship. I love this winery... That's why it's featured in my book Unquenchable. Drink: 2012-2016. 263657 15% XD 750 mL  $24.95 Score: 92/100. March 17, 2012 Top Rated Red Wine.  Full Review