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Elderton Ode To Lorraine Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot 2008 Wine Review

Elderton Ode To Lorraine Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot 2008

Elderton Ode To Lorraine Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot 2008

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2011-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Elderton

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Amazing restraint and elegance in this Aussie blend! Almost French in its character. Savoury, juicy cedar and wild blackberry notes. Incredible length.

This Elderton Ode To Lorraine Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot 2008 was reviewed on October 15, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

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

A lot happening on the nose - jammy black fruit, pepper and spices, leather, cocoa, herbaceous, forest floor and maybe a little meaty. The taste carried through on the jammy black fruit and pepper/spices with some cocoa and mint in the background. Good structure, long berry finish. Suggest pairing with spice rubbed lamb (I paired it with sichuan-style lamb with cumin).
All components of this wine are in plain view; the spicy warm shiraz first; the slightly savoury Merlot second and the structured and almost strict Cabernet third; in time these components will amalgamate to form an impressive blend, supported by rich, toasty oak. Special Value. Score - 95 Source: James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au

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