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Wits End Luna Shiraz 2016 Wine Review

Wits End Luna Shiraz 2016

Wits End Luna Shiraz 2016

Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Wits End

Agent: Azureau Wine Agency

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This blockbuster Australian Shiraz is made from grapes grown in the cool McLaren Vale, and made more interesting with a splash of Barbera grapes in the blend. Attractive aromas of blackberry and black current on the nose and palate of this dry, full-bodied wine. Savoury and meaty, yet also juicy. This wine packs a flavour punch. Pair with prime rib. MINE: Wits End Luna (XXXX) is a full-bodied Shiraz, from cool-climate McLaren Vale wine region in South Australia. This Shiraz is savoury and meaty with dark plum, blackberry, with licorice, dark chocolate on the palate. Tannins are soft and the wine finishes with fresh acidity. Drink now and for the next 10 years. OTHER: Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review: Great nose on this Australian red from Wits End hailing from McLaren Vale. Blackberry, herbal, vanilla and cracked black pepper - the palate is luscious with rich, ripe dark fruit and hints of cocoa and smoke coming through on the finish. Delicious. OTHER: Includes a dash of barber. Starts ticking the boxes with its bright colour, and continues to do so through the fragrant, gently spicy dark berry bouquet, thence the medium-bodied palate. It derives its quality through its freshness, the purity of its fruit flavours, and its supple mouthfeel. Drink By: 2023. Special Value. Score - 96 (James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au, Nov.1, 2017). - Community Wine Reviews

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