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Saturday, 21 May 2016

Huntington Estate Special Reserve Shiraz 2011

Released as a 5yo - and i'm not entirely sure where it is trying to position itself. 

The heavy hand of oak lingers long on this wine. Something earthen, muddy, treated timber - as if for a freshly prepared garden bed. 

The oak is clearly evident on the palate too, black fruit mixes in, has a plushness to it. 


Not quite sure what it wants to be, or where it will go. It drinks reasonably well, as long as you enjoy - or can tolerate - the oak on show 89 

Tasted on: Thursday 5th May: Leaf to Fruit day
Source: Sample
Price: $36
Alcohol: 13.8%
Closure: Screwcap
Website: http://huntingtonestate.com.au/

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