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Sunday, 8 April 2018

Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2016

Curiously meaty, savoury - kinda like fermenting sausage - intertwined with deep setblack fruit. Makes for a complex - and sometimes confronting - mix and mass of aromas. There's a latent toastiness from the oak, which is a mix of formats (225, 300 & 500 litre formats, 10% new French).

Medium bodied, powdery fine tannin: an underlay of texture with a deep black mass of fruit and spice just sitting above. The powdery tannin for me is a lasting consideration to the wine, creating the memory. 91

Tasted on: Monday 19th March, a Leaf day
Source: Sample
Price: $25
Alcohol: 14%
Closure: Screwcap
Website: www.juniperestate.com.au

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