Le Cirque Wine Co. Whiz Bang Shiraz, Barossa Valley 2014 $16
A deep purple-red hue introduces a fresh, straightforward, primary fruit driven style of shiraz, with red fruit aromas touched with herb and spice notes. It’s light to medium-weight and has gentle, soft tannins and excellent drinkability. (14.5 per cent alcohol.) Score 88 ★★★½ – view on huonhooke.com
Ageing? Drink over nine years.
Food idea: Barbecued beef ribs.
Stockists: Camperdown Cellars (NSW); Ritchies (Vic); 1st Choice nationally.
Ranked #7 of 24 2014 Shiraz tasted from Australia
Price Benchmark: $19.00 Avg 88pt 2014 Shiraz tasted from Australia