Chock-a-block shiraz

A.T. Richardson Chockstone Shiraz 2015, Grampians, AUD $27

A typical Grampians/Great Western style shiraz, at a terrific price. Deep colour and smoky, earthy savoury bouquet; roasted nuts and ironstone nuances too. Full-bodied, deep and dense, the wine has big flavour, firm structure and a touch of gravitas. (Screwcap)

Score: 93 ★★★★½ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 14.5%

Ageing: best now to 20 years

Food: drink with roasted meats and hard cheeses

Stockists: A.T. Richardson Wines; Nick’s Wine Merchants – Vic; Wine Square – NSW; Vintage Cellars stores (AU)

Ranked #13 of 64 2015 Shiraz from Victoria

Good Buy Rating: Good

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