Indulgent shiraz

hickinbotham-brooks-rd-shiraz-2014Hickinbotham Clarendon Vineyard Brooks Road Shiraz 2014, McLaren Vale, AUD $75

A wonderful wine with a deep, brilliant red/purple colour; complex, inviting bouquet loaded with savoury notes – earth, smoky charcuterie, spices, leather, red and dark fruits. It’s full-bodied and supple, with silky-smooth tannins. Delicious and long-lasting. (Screwcap)

Score: 96 ★★★★★ – view on HuonHooke.com

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: Drink now and for 20 years

Food: Rare rump steak and béarnaise

Stockists: Hickinbotham Wines; Best Cellars (NSW); City Wine Shop (Vic.)

Ranked #1 of 70 2014 Shiraz tasted from McLaren Vale

Price Benchmark: AUD $85.83 Avg 96pt 2014 Shiraz tasted from Australia

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