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Fat Bastard Shiraz 2008 Wine Review

Fat Bastard Shiraz 2008

Fat Bastard Shiraz 2008

V.D.P., Languedoc, Roussilon, France

Community Score:85/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $14.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Fat Bastard

More Vintages: 2016 

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Pricing & Stock Information

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Reviews and Ratings

Malcolm Lamont - WSET Adv, CSW rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Strong aromas jump out of the glass, with jammy fruit, prunes, cedar, and a hint of alcohol coming through. Similar flavours on the palate, with a voluptuous mouthfeel. Full bodied, and medium to high acidity, this shiraz fares well, though it is not as well developed as many of its Australian counterparts.
Darlene Myers - CAPS Student rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This is a fun, and easy Shiraz to drink. It's one of best friend's favorite, so I have it quite frequently. I like it by itself and it goes quite well with food, especially meats. I always smell a wine before I drink it. I get great pleasure from the aromas of a wine. The nose and the palate matched. Blackberry, licorice and and vanilla is what stands out for me. It's good value - here in Nova Scotia it sells for $15.99 so its a nice Shiraz for good value. Enjoy
Drink Wine and Giggle Gals rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

The Drink Wine and Giggle Gals could not believe Fat Bastard is a French wine, thinking mistakenly that it was an American creation inspired by Skinny Bitch. In a sense Fat Bastard is an American creation because America is responsible for the wine's success. Business Week called Fat Bastard a marketing phenomenon, a deliberately accessible French wine that is more Monty Python than Cotes du Rhone. The Drink Wine and Giggle Gals just call it phat...(but this is a wine packaged as an insult that we would not dare to gift).
Todd Reichel rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

middle of the road shiraz better can be had for 15
Ari rated this wine as 75/100 with the following review:


1 Member would buy this wine again


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