Tulloch Hector Limited Release Shiraz, Hunter Valley 2011 $70
An exceptional vintage of the top Tulloch wine. Deep, bright, youthful red-purple hue and intense red fruit, spice and biscuity aromas. It has great power and focused concentration, as well as great elegance. The tannins are very fine and the persistence exceptional. (13.7 per cent alcohol.) Score 97 ★★★★★ – view on huonhooke.com
Ageing? Best 2018-2045.
Food idea: Aged Comté cheese.
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Ranked #1 of 53 2011 Shiraz tasted from Lower Hunter