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Zonte's Footstep Chocolate Factory Shiraz 2014 Wine Review

Zonte's Footstep Chocolate Factory Shiraz 2014

Zonte's Footstep Chocolate Factory Shiraz 2014

Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Zonte's Footstep

Agent: Thompson Vintage Trade Ltd

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Savoury, juicy and meaty with mouth-watering flavours of fleshy ripe blackberry and black plum. Spicy with dark pepper o the finish. Pair with grilled meats.

Shiraz food pairings: rosemary lamb, kangaroo tenderloin, roast pheasant.

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This Zonte's Footstep Chocolate Factory Shiraz 2014 was reviewed on October 10, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

From McLaren Valley, Austalia a dry, aromatic and silky Shiraz with dark cherry and chocolate fragrances. The palate is Black Forest cake- in- a-glass with spicy oak elements. Smooth tannins and long mocha finish. Delicious!
Tasted Sept 2016
Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

On first sniff your senses are assailed with aromas of jammy fruit; blackberry and strawberry with that promised chocolate layer. Flavours of cooked fruit, vanilla and spice. Well balanced with all three; tannins, fruit and acidity. Medium to full bodied with a long lingering fruit and chocolate finish! Great match for beef and roasted meats!
Mary Anne van Gaal rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Who likes chocolate? If you answered yes, this smooth Shiraz from McLaren Vale is guaranteed to please! Mocha and dark fruit on the nose and ripe cherry and chocolate on the palate. Sounds like dessert, but it paired very nicely with juicy lamb burgers too.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The aromas is chocolate, as promised. Really, more like a nice chocolate liqueur, and also black cherry, graphite, and a little dried herb. The taste is lush with rich jammy fruit, fine tannins and medium acidity.
McLaren Vale enjoys a maritime climate that creates that lush middle palate in its wines. This wine is savoury, juicy and meaty with mouth-watering flavours of fleshy ripe blackberry and black plum. Spicy with dark pepper on the finish. Pair with grilled meats. - Community Wine Reviews

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