Ripe and vibrant

St John’s Road The Prophet Shiraz 2016, Barossa Valley, AUD $30

Warming alcohol with ripe, aromatic fruit. Vibrant, intense, vanilla-scented red-cherries. Delicious, poised flavours. Energetic and persistent. (Screwcap)

Score: 93 ★★★★ – view Toni’s original tasting

Alcohol: 14.5%

Ageing: now to 2023

Food: Osso Bucco

Stockists: St Johns Road Wines; Déjà Vu Wine Company (AU distributors); Federal Merchants (NZ distributor)

Ranked #9 of 40 2016 Shiraz from Barossa Valley

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