Hope Estate Basalt Block Shiraz 2014 - Brooklyn Cellars

Hope Estate Basalt Block Shiraz 2014

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Hope Estate Basalt Block Shiraz 2014
$14.99

SKU 03425

750ml

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Pepper and spice, with some blackberry undertones and cedary oak. A smooth, juicy palate of intense berry fruits, spicy plums, and an underlying earthy savoriness. Balanced acidity along with integrated vanillin oak and soft silky tannins give the wine great mouth-feel and length. This medium-bodied wine will complement most delicate lamb and beef dishes and Italian cuisine.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Australia, New South Wales, Hunter Valley
Brand Hope Estate
Alcohol/vol 13%
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Wine EnthusiastFresh berry-salad aromas suggest tart, just-ripe summer fruits in this medium-bodied Shiraz filled with crunchy fruit. It's forward and smashable in the best sense, even if it's not profound.

Joe Czerwinski, December 2016
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Wine SpectatorFresh herbal notes of bay leaf and sage are balanced against intense, chewy blackberry and plum flavors, with cedary accents on the dense finish. Drink now through 2028. 5,000 cases made, 2,500 cases imported.

MaryAnn Worobiec, April 2018