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Plunkett Reserve Shiraz

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Plunkett Reserve Shiraz

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James Halliday (2005 Vintage) says
Loaded with vibrant red fruits, lots of spice and a savory minerality at its core, this wine displays a long rich and complex array of flavors on the finish.
Australian Wine Companion 2009 2008
WINESTATE (2005 Vintage) says
Very oaky style with some barnyardy ´pong on the nose, and a perfectly balanced sweet plum fruit palate with a sprinkling of pepper and warm alcohol.
Winestate 20082009
James Halliday (2004 Vintage) says
While the wine has had plenty of exposure to new oak, it has been a prolific gold medal and trophy winner, the intense cool-climate shiraz carrying the oak.
Australian Wine Companion 2008 2007
James Halliday (2003 Vintage) says
The best '03 red in the Sydney Wine Show '06; polished, elegant, fine and long; no dead fruit character; classy oak handling. One of 2 gold medals to Plunkett in Class 57, topping the 7 gold medals in this large class.
Australian Wine Companion 2007 2006
James Halliday (2002 Vintage) says
Powerful and concentrated, medium- to full-bodied; abundant luscious black fruits; very good tannins, oak and structure. Significant wine show awards.
Australian Wine Companion 2007 2006
James Halliday (2001 Vintage) says
Full red-purple; the bouquet is replete with dark berry fruits, blackberry and spice; the palate is likewise flooded with sweet blackberry fruit nicely supported by sweet oak and ripe, fine tannins.
Australian Wine Companion 2004 2003
James Halliday (1999 Vintage) says
Medium to full red-purple; there is a complex array of aromas on the bouquet, moving through spice, berry, mint and leaf, the palate following on with lively, spicy/savoury highlights to the core of sweet berry fruit. Fine tannins and well-integrated oak complete the picture.
Australian Wine Companion 2003 2002
James Halliday (1998 Vintage) says
Medium red-purple; the clean bouquet has attractive, varietal spicy liquorice aromas. These characters come through as the palate opens, providing a range of spicy, savoury, dark berry flavours; has length and concentration, finishing with fine tannins and subtle oak.
Australian Wine Companion 2001 2001

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