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Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Bakkheia United & Undaunted Mourvédre Shiraz 2013

Plum - square on the nose; slight edge of wild herb, of violets and lavender.
Brambly, woody spice, savoury becomes the dominant profile.

Inky, licorice, black fruit and spice - warms the gums, radiates through the palate and lingers. Reasonable length. 89

Tasted on: Monday 29th December
Source: Sample
Price: $18
Alcohol: 13.6%
Closure: Screwcap

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  1. Tasted this yesterday - loved it. 96 points*
    Gonna get a doz when it's released.

    * because I'm a scoreaholic.

    1. Mr Burnell - thanks for swinging by. Good wine granted, sod the points though - how did it taste for thee??

    2. I was actually pouring at a tasting so just snuck a quick taste in and really dug it. Can't really add much in the way of descriptors - enough soft, plummy fruit I suppose but a really nicely layered structure and earthy, savoury complexity were the highlights. Sophie Otton was the only taster I chatted to about the wines and she was really impressed with this one too.