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91 • Cupcake 2009 Shiraz, Barossa Valley $14. Best Buy.
Garnet purple color. Aromas of strawberry and grape jellies on dark raisin toast with a supple, fruity medium body and a juicy raspberry, dried apricot and spice finish. A very lively, crowd-pleasing Shiraz for sipping or pizza and burgers. (tasted on Apr-25-2011)
89 • Ozzie Ba Ru 2006 Shiraz, Hunter Valley $17.95. Organically Grown Grapes
Purple color. Aromas of baked berries and beets, buttercream, and faint polished wood with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy, black raspberry and roasted root vegetable accented finish. A very nice savory Shiraz for the table. (tasted on Apr-25-2011)
88 • Jacob's Creek 2007 Reserve, Shiraz, Barossa Valley $13. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Garnet purple color. Aromas of toffeed nuts, mocha, and cranberries with a silky fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy, grilled orange, eucalyptus and earth accented finish. Solid. (tasted on Apr-25-2011)