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Cimicky Trumps Shiraz 2012 Wine Review

Cimicky Trumps Shiraz 2012

Cimicky Trumps Shiraz 2012

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cimicky

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 90/100

This characterful Australian red wine is loaded with toasty oak and smoke and charred black fruit aromas and flavours. Full-bodied and savoury and smooth. Good structure. Try it with a pepper steak.

Shiraz food pairings: lamb cutlets, hamburgers, pizza, black bean soup, cheese, beef.

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This Cimicky Trumps Shiraz 2012 was reviewed on February 7, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Inky,perfumey, ripe red fruit and prunes on the nose. The full-bodied palate shows prunes, stewed red fruit, ripe raspberries and spice. Very smooth mouthfeel with soft tannins and a stewed fruit finish.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Smooth, deep ruby with lofts of dark fruit, stewed strawberry, sweet cigar,pepper, prune, leather, cloves. Medium acidity. Lingering warm fruit driven finish. Good with a BBQ hamburger with all the trimmings. Enjoy now.
Tasted: February 2015
Neil Phillips rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Classic Aussie Shiraz with a twist.

Dense nose of dark fruits, mint, leather, allspice.

On the palate it starts off all fruit, but more stewed than jammy, and with a strong savoury backbone that makes this more fruit-friendly than many. Black pepper is slightly subdued. Tannins medium-plus.

Tastes April 2014.
This Australian Shiraz honours the Barossa pioneers who sought refuge in an old cottage to play card games amidst the venerable vines. A common expression was "come up trumps." This Barossa Valley red wine undergoes extended maceration and fermentation. The grapes for this wine are basket pressed and then the wine is aged in small oak barrels. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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