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George Wyndham Founder's Reserve Shiraz 2012 Wine Review

George Wyndham Founder's Reserve Shiraz 2012

George Wyndham Founder's Reserve Shiraz 2012

South Australia, Australia

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2011-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.9%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: George Wyndham

Agent: Corby Spirit And Wine Limited

More Vintages: 2007  2005 

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Pricing & Stock Information

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Reviews and Ratings

Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Rich with black berry, black cherry, coffee, chocolate, savoury and spice flavours, this wine has long length on the warming finish.
Pair with grilled meats, or game paté.
Drink now or cellar until 2020.
Date tasted: November 2012.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Deep rich purple colour. Oak is pronounced on the nose, along with dark fruit, spicy pepper and a hint of anise. Smoother than expected on the palate (after being opened up for a while), flavours are similar to the aromas, with medium tannins and a good balance of fruit and oak. Great with some meat off the BBQ!
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Sour cherry, blackberry, smoke, and cedar. The taste is blackberry and raspberry. there's a touch of young tannins as well, making this a good wine for rare red meats.
Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

The 2012 Wyndham Estate George Wyndham Founder's Reserve Shiraz has appealing aromas of stewed plum, toasted oak and vanilla (derived from a notable use of Quertannin additives). It is a medium bodied, dry, fruity wine; with checked acidity, refined tannins (decant for 15-30 min) and a medium finish. Drink with dominant dishes; drink now to 2016+ (screw cap enclosure). My impression: DRINKABLE BUT WHY, 85-86 pts. Tasted Apr/14.

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