Wine Of The Week
Margan Shiraz, Hunter Valley 2014 $20-$25
This is an authoritative shiraz with classic smoky, coal-dusty regional aromas and a dense, full-bodied palate of compact structure and excellent length. A wine of character, great to cellar or drink young. (13.5 per cent alcohol; screw cap) Score: 94 ★★★★½ – view on huonhooke.com
Ageing: Can be cellared 20 years.
Food idea: Char-grilled beef kebabs.
Stockists: Chambers Cellars (NSW); Dan Murphy’s (Vic.)
Ranked #8 of 23 2014 Shiraz tasted from Lower Hunter
Price Benchmark: $38.33 Avg 94pt 2014 Shiraz tasted from Australia
Winery Rating: 91.1 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines
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