Monday, February 22, 2010

Thorn-Clarke Shotfire Shiraz 2008 wine review by (PB)

This Aussie Shiraz from the Barossa region is a nearly black, black cherry hue with aromas of sweet mint/eucalyptus, with Chinese 5 spice and a little tar.

Palate--hefty, bold, lovely dark black cherry fruit with baker's unsweetened chocolate, and fine tannic structure for a young wine.

I received this as a gift and a nice one it is! I served it with a grilled Porterhouse. This wine runs around the $18range and is a good example of Aussie Shiraz AKA Syrah. Raise a glass!

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