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Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Torzi Matthews Frost Dodger Shiraz 2013

Employs the appasimento technique, whereby some of the fruit is dried prior to fermentation, for extra concentration and richness. Additionally the wine sees 35% whole bunch inclusion, adding depth structure.

Techniques employed show their hands here: concentrated black fruit, with a tail of Eden Valley elegance.

Silken smooth, glossy, concentrated; pastille like, generous in its flavour and execution. For all that ripeness, it's a wine of balance, depth and perfect for a cool evening with its all encompassing manner.

Deceptive black fruited length just seals the deal. 93

Tasted on: Saturday 8th August, a Fruit to Root day
Source: Sample
Price: $40
Alcohol: 14.5%
Closure: Screwcap

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