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Tyrrell's Rufus Stone Shiraz 2016 Wine Review

Tyrrell's Rufus Stone Shiraz 2016

Tyrrell's Rufus Stone Shiraz 2016

Heathcote, Victoria, Australia

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Tyrrell's

Agent: Select Wine Merchants Inc.

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Classic blackberry richness touched by a mint fresh breeze on this Australian red wine. Full-bodied and mouth-watering, juicy fun. The 2012 growing season provided excellent conditions and the Tyrrell family make the most of the Heathcote region's soil and climate in their wines. Polish tannins, long finish. Pair with prime rib. MINE: This Australian Shiraz is named the Rufus Stone in honour of the rock in the English forest where King William II died when an arrow bounced off an oak tree and pierced his chest while hunting. Apparently, the arrow was from the quiver of Sir Walter Tyrrell who was an ancestor of the Tyrrell winemaking family. OTHER: Complex and aromatic, with spice, fresh earth, cream soda and black walnut flavors that are rich and polished, giving way to succulent plum and cassis elements. Black pepper and Earl Grey tea grace notes linger effortlessly on the finish. Drink now through 2029. Score - 92 (MaryAnn Worobiec, winespectator.com, Nov. 30, 2018). - Community Wine Reviews

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