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2009 Shaw + Smith Shiraz Aged Release

Adelaide Hills, SA

Museum release of one of the Adelaide Hills' flagship Shiraz.

HIGH SCORE

$65.00

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About

About The Wine

This is a museum release of the iconic S+S Shiraz from the very fine 2009 vintage.

It received  some great write-ups at the time of release with 97 points from Halliday and 93+-95 points from Gary Walsh who commented that, "Seems a little more exciting and edgy than previous releases, which is great to see."

The wine is just coming into its own and is quite limited, as is often the case with premium museum release wines, but definitely worth a look if you have a limited amount of aged wines at your disposal.

They don’t come up often so get in quick.

About Shaw + Smith

Shaw + Smith is one of the jewels in the Adelaide Hills wine crown.

Over 25 years they have built a brilliant brand based around refined but energetic cool climate expressions of Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

All their wines now comfortably rank amongst the best examples of their variety in the region and even the country. A premium brand with an emphasis n sheer excellence in everything they do.

Murray Leake & Adam Wadewitz
Murray Leake & Adam Wadewitz
Adelaide Hills, SA
Additional Info

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
ABV : 14.50%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

97Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Deep colour, vibrant hue; deep and compelling levels of ripe black fruits, savoury spices and well handled toasty oak; the palate is unctuous and silky, with black and red fruits combining with silky fine-grained tannins expanding across the palate with true grace and harmony; long and luscious." - James Halliday (Australian Wine Companion)

95Points
The Wine Front

"Smooth vanilla and chocolate, pepper steak, blackberry – all spicy and saucy with balanced acidity – lovely slick of grainy controlling tannins and good length of flavour. Medium weight and a little tense as a young wine, with a minor level of herbal and dark chocolate bitterness adding interest. Latent potential here?  Seems a little more exciting and edgy than previous releases, which is great to see." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

Delivery

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