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2015 Jim Barry Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "The McRae Wood"

Jim Barry 2015 McRae Wood Shiraz

Winery: Jim Barry

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "The McRae Wood"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 100% Shiraz

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Clare Valley

State or country: Australia

Price: $48

Cases produced: 80

KWG Score: 91 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: July 18, 2020

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored Shiraz opens with a fragrant blackberry and smoked meat bouquet with hints of mulberry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and juicy. The flavor profile is an oak influenced red plum with notes of smoked meat and red licorice. I also detected nicely integrated minerality, hints of mulberry and a touch of green olive. The finish is dry and its flavors and dusty tannins are nicely prolonged. This Shiraz would pair well with slow cooked beef brisket. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This wine displays lovely red and purple tones in the glass. Rich, vibrant aromas of blackcurrant and briary fruits with hints of vanillin oak and spice. Red and purple fruits carry onto the palate supported by a rich, earthy undertone and fine silky tannins giving the wine terrific structure, great length and persistent flavor. A wine with great vibrancy in its youth with the potential to develop for many years. Made using the ‘Jim Barry’ method and as such can be enjoyed upon release but would equally benefit from cellaring to allow the wine to show some mature characteristics that come with age.

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