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Barossa Valley Estate Shiraz 2014 Wine Review

Barossa Valley Estate Shiraz 2014

Barossa Valley Estate Shiraz 2014

Barossa Valley, Australia

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 14

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Barossa Valley Estate

Agent: Delegat Canada Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Richly aromatic nose of violets, black plum and blueberry on this full-bodied Australian Shiraz. So juicy and smooth on the palate. Perfect for roast beef and big meat dishes.

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This Barossa Valley Estate Shiraz 2014 was reviewed on June 5, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

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

Ahhh.... Barosa SZ. Fully aromatic with classic berries dominating along with beautiful vanilla oak. Dryer than some Aussie SZ without being too dry for SZ lovers. A touch of warmth lingers along with pure fruit and fresh cut oak kissed by smoke. A great value.
Valérie Dufour - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Classical blackberry + pepper nose of Australian Shiraz. Fruit explosion in the mouth with a finale long because of the alcohol. Fun wine. Would be great with a good old-fashion grilled steak.
Melanie Aubert rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a nice and spicy shiraz - lots of black cherry, raspberry and black pepper. Good acidity and medium-high tannin to balance it all out. Perfect for peppered steak!

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Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Barossa is famous for the wines produced in its red clay soils. This is a great example of a quality and good value wine that the area can produce. Full bodied but elegant. Aromas of blackberry and blueberry, tobacco and spice. Medium plus tannins and acidity. Still a bit young - I would recommend aerating if drinking now or put away for a few years. The first pairing that comes to mind is a medium-well hamburger topped with some blue cheese! Tasted May 31, 2016.
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Impressive nose of blackberry, cherry, plum, mint/nettle/eucalyptus and more on the palate with smoke and spice added. Grippy tannins and some serious alcohol balance out the fruit, but will probably mellow out a bit in a year or two, if you wish to put a couple of bottles aside. Drink now with big beef :)
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Lots of blueberry and black cherries on the nose, along with some leather and pepper. Long finish, soft tannin. Great with a marinated flank steak.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Aromas of black plum, black cherry, violets and leather. Flavours are black cherry and blueberry. There's medium-high acidity and a little bit of young-ish tannins, all combining to give it a nice rounded, full bodied mouth-feel.
Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Pretty, youthful purple. Intense blueberry and tree fruit. Light floral in the background. Crisp acid great tannins. Long finish of spice and fruit. Would pair with a variety of foods or good on its own.
Reviewed Nov 29, 2015
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Aussie Shiraz is in a league of its own and the Barossa Valley Estates Shiraz is a great example of value priced high quality Shiraz you can get from this storied region. A silky smooth first impression backed with refreshing acidity and a nice supply of fine tannins make this a great choice for BBQ pairings and equally enjoyable on its own. Tasted May 2016. 89 points. Matt Steeves
Sean O'Regan - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby, plummy, stewed fruit with a sweet confected note. Soft and plummy with blueberry, ripe fruit, medium bodied with good acidity and drying greenish tannins.
Try cellearing for a few years or pair with venison chops with a blueberry sauce. A little primary at this stage for my taste. 87+
Tasted November 2015
Trevor Sabourin - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Blueberry, blackberry, chocolate, black pepper, eucalyptus, tobacco, and smoke aromas. Medium full bodied, with medium tannins and medium high acidity. The alcohol is slightly hot.

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