An Australian Wine Blog

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Alkoomi Jarrah Shiraz 2009

Built to last. Unlike many things these days.

Smooth, structured and has this lovely undercurrent of flavour, a citrus/ sour/ tang with good acid pitch. But balanced. Poised, that's possible a better way of putting it.

Opens with a rich, chocolatey, oak driven aroma in the mix with good red fruits adding to the overall package. The tang forms the finish, slowly fading. Quite delightful. 92 - Very Good

Tasted on: Friday 7th June, a Fruit Day
Source: Sample
Price: $39
Alcohol: 14.1%
Closure: Screwcap
Website: http://alkoomiwines.com.au

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1 comment:

  1. Nov 30th 1014 -Tried this at Rockpool Perth (Crown Casino) 2 btls @$95 each -Ouch ! Was expecting a very approachable wine being 2009
    Was NOT impressed - heavy tannins & sour taste -- never again.

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