Hope Estate Basalt Block Shiraz 2014
|Region||Australia, New South Wales, Hunter Valley|
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.
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.