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95 • Rubus 2012 Shiraz, Barossa Valley $18.99. Best Buy.
Deep purple color. Rich aromas of ripe blueberries, pink peppercorn, and vanilla cream with a silky fruity medium-to-full body and tangy sweet tangerine, spice cake, eucalyptus mint and mineral finish. A vibrantly delicious shiraz that stands out from the crowd. (tasted on Apr-21-2014)
91 • Wakefield/Taylors 2013 Shiraz, Clare Valley $19.
Deep violet color. Attractive aromas of huckleberry jam and chocolate toffee bar with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a graceful, creamy vanilla, eucalyptus and peppery spice finish with plush tannins. Artfully composed flavors and texture. (tasted on Apr-21-2014)
91 • Taltarni 2010 Shiraz, Pyrenees $21.99.
Ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of black raspberries, menthol mint, cinnamon and clove with a satiny, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a beet, sandalwood and mineral accented finish. A serious, savory shiraz that will shine at the table. (tasted on Apr-21-2014)
89 • Contempo NV Shiraz, South-Eastern Australia $10. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of dried sour cherries, orange blossom honey, violet water, and cocoa with silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a nougat, tangerine, and cream accented finish. A nice everyday sipper that is sure to please. (tasted on Apr-21-2014)