Big bold Barossa

Thorn-Clarke William Randell Shiraz 2016, Barossa Valley, NZD $58

Dense, inky red colour, with a Christmas cake medley of dried fruit and nut flavours together with liquorice, chocolate/mocha and vanilla characters. A power-packed wine with impressive ageing potential. (Cork)

Score: 94 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 15%

Ageing: now to 2026

Food: Pepperoni pizza

Stockists: Thorn-Clarke Wines; Kemeny’s Bondi – NSW (AU); Mezzanine (AU distributor); Fresh Choice, Merivale (NZ); EuroVintage (NZ distributor)

Ranked: #19 of 97 2016 Shiraz from Barossa Valley

Awarded: Top Rank

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