Wine Of The Week

Parker Coonawarra Estate Shiraz, Coonawarra 2013 $24

The colour is deep, dense purple-red, the aromas are very ripe blackberry and black cherry with a lacing of pepper. The flavours are lush, almost decadent; dense and fleshy, rich and full-bodied. Lots going on here, but the superb texture and balance are key features. (Screwcap; 14.5 per cent alcohol). Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Aging: drink now to 20 years.

Food: Aged Cheddar.

Stockists: Dan Murphy’s and BWS, Sydney and Melbourne.

Ranked #4 of 109 2013 Shiraz tasted from South Australia

Price Benchmark: $43.50 Avg 95pt 2013 Shiraz tasted from Australia

Winery Rating: 94.6 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

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