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Succulent shiraz

Mitchell-Harris-Shiraz-2013Mitchell Harris Shiraz 2013, Pyrenees, AUD $35-$38

The colour is deep red/purple and it smells of blackberry with a super-ripe, almost jammy overtone. Full-bodied and dense, with luscious, sweetly ripe fruit partnered with mouth-coating tannins. Dense texture; almost opulent mouth-feel. (13.8 per cent alcohol; screw-cap)

Score: 93 ★★★★½ – view on HuonHooke.com

Alcohol: 13.8%

Ageing: Drink now to 20 years.

Food: Barbecued beef ribs and plum sauce.

Stockists: www.mitchellharris.com.au ; Union Street Wine, Geelong & Brunswick East Wine Store (Vic.)

Ranked #10 of 25 2013 Shiraz tasted from Western Victoria

Price Benchmark: AUD $51.97 Avg 93pt 2013 Shiraz tasted from Australia

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