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The Little Penguin Shiraz 2009 Wine Review

The Little Penguin Shiraz 2009

The Little Penguin Shiraz 2009

South Eastern Australia, Australia

Community Score:85/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $10.95

Drink: 2011-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: The Little Penguin

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 85/100

Big juicy purple and black plums burst from the glass. Some vanilla oak and a smooth, full-bodied texture. Nice price!

This The Little Penguin Shiraz 2009 was reviewed on January 14, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2008 

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • 135251
  • $11.60 
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  • AGLC
  • 713450

Reviews and Ratings

D rated this wine as 85/100
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Red and dark bramble fruit aromas and flavours combine with sophisticated notes of chocolate and spice. A wine of impressive length and balance - elegance personified.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Arômes et saveurs de ronces rouges et foncées qui s’unissent aux touches sophistiquées de chocolat et d’épices. Un vin d’une durée et d’un équilibre impressionnants. L’élégance personnifiée.

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool
Fruit for this wine was sourced from selected vineyards across South Eastern Australia. The 2009 vintage was characterised by some unusual weather conditions. Below average winter rainfall was followed by a relatively warm and dry spring, which ended with a cool and damp November and December, increasing sub-soil moisture. Warm summer conditions brought on an early vintage which was not dissimilar to 2008.Select parcels of this wine were matured for six months with French and American oak. Nose: The nose shows dark berry fruit aromas with hints of mocha and spice.
Palate: Blackberry and plum flavours flood across the palate with notes of spice and cocoa. This is a medium bodied wine with a soft, elegant finish.

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