Assorted current Australian Shirazes
18 May 2004 by JR
Here's a selection of what has become a standard commodity nowadays, Austalian Shiraz, tasted here in London recently. They vary enormously in price but there are some good buys at most levels. I am a bit concerned about the bottles of Penfolds noted at the end however. They should be better and fresher than they tasted. Perhaps they were from a poorly kept parcel? I have noted UK stockists and prices where known. Zonte's Footstep Shiraz/Viognier 2003 Langhorne Creek 16 Drink now-2006 £7.99 Sainsbury's Bright crimson - great colour. Nicely perfumed with some sweet modern floral (enzyme-induced?) notes. 5% Viognier, made by...

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