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Wits End Luna Shiraz 2017 Wine Review

Wits End Luna Shiraz 2017

Wits End Luna Shiraz 2017

Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2022-2026

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Wits End

Agent: Azureau Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A full-bodied Australian Shiraz with a splash of Barbera grapes in the blend. A real crowd pleaser with layers of dark cherry, smoked meat and savoury spice flavours on the palate. Pair with prime rib.

Shiraz food pairings: grilled meats, cheesy pizza, grilled flat iron steak.

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This Wits End Luna Shiraz 2017 was reviewed on November 6, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lovely intense dark purple colour. Broad nose includes burnt vanilla, cured meat, smoke, chocolate, black cherry, and plum up front, while breathing reveals dried herbs, mint, and violet. Nicely structured, food friendly, and ready to drink. The addition of a small amount of Barbera to the blend helps maintain that fresh acidity and soften the tannins ever so slightly. Clever winemaking, and with such good value. Pair with grilled steaks and pepper sauce, ox cheek stew, or homemade chili, not too spicy.
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Inky purple in the glass. The nose is reminiscent of a field berry crumble with lots of warm, sweet, ripe fruit. This will be a crowd pleaser as a fruity smooth sipper. It is well balanced and goes down easy. Try it with BBQ anything, lamb burgers, flavoured cheeses. Tasted April 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
From the cool-climate McLaren Vale, South Australia Wits End Luna 2017 is a great value, full-bodied Shiraz from Chalk Hill. A splash of Barbera grapes have been added to this blend. Bright dark cherry, smoke, meaty and spicy flavours on the palate. This vintage was awarded Double Gold Medal at the 2018 San Francisco International Wine Competition. - Community Wine Reviews

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