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Monday, 10 June 2019

Ballycroft Small Berry Shiraz American Oak 2016

Ballsy Barossa, barrel being a re-skimmed American Oak. It shows, carrying that sweeter edge, framing the ripe fruit perfectly.

It's deep, rich, making itself known and presence felt. Not for the faint-hearted, it's the traditional unison of fruit and oak that the Barossa became associated with. 

It's a touch drying and perhaps raisined, but it sustains itself in a manner that will please many. Certainly in the house style, as ever crafted in the paradoxical image of winemaker Joe Evans. 91 

Tasted on: Saturday 8th December 
Source: Sample
Price: $45
Alcohol: 15.8%
Closure: Screwcap
Website: https://www.ballycroft.com/

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