2016 Mudgee Shiraz - Maree's Selection

2016 Mudgee Shiraz - Maree's Selection

2016 Shiraz
Mudgee, NSW

Powerful, rich, generous and hugely complex. The upfront aromas are of old styled boiled lollies and ripe blueberry.

Wine Details

Region
Mudgee
Vintage
2016
Type
Red Wine
Variety
Shiraz
Volume
750mL
Alcohol Volume
15.7%
Colour
Intensely dark in colour, almost black olive with purple and cerise hues
Bouquet
Powerful, rich, generous and hugely complex. The upfront aromas are of old styled boiled lollies and ripe blueberry. This is supported by aromas of wood smoke, black pepper and cooked rhubarb. There are also wafts of freshly roasted chestnuts.
Palate
Full bodied, multi layered and wonderfully mouth filling. The upfront fruit flavours are of black cherry, prune and hints of date. The mid palate is complex with layers of spice of mixed dried herbs, cinnamon, clove and cardamom. The back palate is full and long with an appealing nutty tannin finish.
Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential
3-8 years
Food Matches
Slow cooked lamb rump with Moroccan spice and kumera mash, Steak and kidney pie, Wild mushroom, black garlic and pea risotto with shaved aged parmegano.

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