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Peter Lehmann Wines Eight Songs Shiraz 2013

Peter Lehmann Wines Eight Songs Shiraz 2013
Peter Lehmann Wines Eight Songs Shiraz 2013

Barossa Valley, Australia

Community Score: 4.6/5
Community Reviews: 14
Price: $40.00
Sweetness: Dry
Alcohol: 13.5%

Drink: 2015-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Peter Lehmann

Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

The wine that made us change our mind about Australian Shiraz.…
Presentation: Distinctive label, which we’ve come to associate with very good Australian Shiraz
Appearance: Deep purple, about as dark as you can get – verging on ink
Nose: Medium-to-pronounced nose, jammy black fruit (blackberries, blueberries, cherries), toasted wood, lavender, violets
Taste: Dry, full body, high acidity, high, round yet drying tannins, with notes of jammy black fruit (blackberries), new leather, new toasted wood, cedar, ink
Finish: long jammy blackberries and leather
Overall impression: This Shiraz is big in all respects. It pairs excellently with blue cheese, matching it at each step, which means you need strongly-flavoured foods with this, BBQ or otherwise. Although a little on the expensive side for an Australian Shiraz, it’s worth every penny in our view. Enjoy it now or keep it 2-5 years to see it develop even more.
Value: 4/5


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