Shiraz from Down Under

Wits End, McLaren Vale, Luna Shiraz 2015

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Sight

  • Clarity: Opaque
  • Brightness: Day bright
  • Color: Deep purple with stained tears
  • Rim: Pink
  • Viscosity: Medium plus

 

Nose

  • Intensity: High
  • Age: young
  • Fruit: Blackberry, cassis, blueberry, plum, fig, raspberry liqueur
  • Floral: Purple flower, lavender 
  • Non Fruit: Mint, black pepper, Christmas spice, chocolate
  • Earth: Medium Minus, soil
  • Wood: Medium chocolate, mocha, cinnamon 

 

Palate

  • Fruit: Blackberry, blueberry, plum
  • Floral: Lavender 
  • Non Fruit: Eucalyptus, mint, menthol, black pepper, christmas spice, grilled meat
  • Earth: low, maybe some potting soil
  • Wood: Medium cinnamon, slight vanilla, chocolate 

 

Structure

  • Sweetness: Dry 
  • Body: full
  • Tannin: medium
  • Acid: Medium plus
  • Alcohol: High

 

 

Pretty typical for a Souther Australian Shiraz

 

Check out the link below for the typical flavor profile of the wine.