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Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2012 Wine Review

Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2012

Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2012

Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia

Community Score: 89/100

Community Reviews: 11

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Wynns Coonawarra Estate

Agent: Treasury Wine Estates

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Savoury black fruit with a satisfying meaty note on the mid-palate. Cassis and blackberry tickle the senses and lead into a long smoky finish. Such great finesse and elegance in a wine known for being all upfront with fruit. Sample and see that winemaker Sue Hodder has a special kind of genius when it comes to cool-climate Australian red wines.

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This Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2012 was reviewed on November 28, 2015 by

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Reviews and Ratings

Courtney Flood rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Plum, blackberry, savory herb and pepper notes. The palate is very rich and mouthwatering, with a deep smokey finish. Would go well with a pot roast with wine sauce. Very lovely wine!
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

The nose offers black fruit, mint and pepper with the palate featuring dark, chocolate, blackberry and licorice. The flavors blend together really well. Pair with BBQ beef brisket.
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby red, the nose shows blackberry, plum, cedar, leather, pepper, and violets. A well integrated Shiraz showing layers of dark fruit, spice, supported by big tannins refreshing acidity. A nice Shiraz to enjoy with fine cuts of beef. Tasted February 2015. 90 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Eric rated this wine as 90/100
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Plum, blackberry, salty minerality, old leather, and a little spice. The taste is mostly plum and very smooth. There's medium acidity and a little soft tannin.
Sean O'Regan - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

August 17, 2014: Deep ruby/purple, plum, blackberry, black pepper, smoke and some green herb. Sweet, plummy, cassis, eucalyptus, fine tannins and medium acidity suggest drinking this wine over the next 2-3 years with grilled/braised beef and pork.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

The nose shows blackberry and spice. Delicious palate with blackberries, spice, touch of pepper and oak. spicy fruit finish.
Valérie Dufour - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

My go to wine at a Steak house. Very nice nose full of cherries and red liquorice. The acidity is "vive" in that vintage. Not as smooth in the mouth as other years.
The estate was founded by John Riddoch who planted vineyards in 1896 and built the famous triple gabled winery. Source: Winery
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