Sultry shiraz

Shingleback Davey Estate Reserve Shiraz 2014, McLaren Vale, AUD $23.50

Deep-coloured, full-bodied, dense young shiraz that will age superbly but is soft enough to drink well already. Blackberry and dark-plum fruit; fleshy texture; soft tannins. A complete, superbly balanced red wine. (14 per cent alcohol; screw-cap)

Score: 94 ★★★★½ – view on

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: Drink now to 17 years

Food: Char-grilled T-bone steak

Stockists: Shingleback Wines; Dan Murphy’s, Vintage Cellars and 1st Choice – NSW & Vic (AU)

Ranked #5 of 84 2014 Shiraz tasted from McLaren Vale

Price Benchmark: AUD $52.43 Avg 94pt 2014 Shiraz tasted from Australia

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