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Yalumba 'Samuel's Collection' Shiraz, Barossa Valley, Australia
91 Points

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Region: South Australia Barossa Valley
Vintage: 2017
BC Private Wine Stores: $30.0 +price will vary
ON: $25.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -596049
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WineScores' Review

Plush, supple, lengthy.

Australia's oldest family-owned winery (now at 170 years) makes a fantastic selection of wines, including this Barossa Valley Shiraz under a new label called Samuel's Collection. 2017 was a cool year in the Barossa with a longer hang time for the grapes. The result is a plush nose of ripe blueberries, mulberry and rose petals, leather and muddled earth. It's nice woven albeit a bit brooding still; peppery spices, cocoa and wild berry flavours dominate. Supple and lengthy.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Game Day Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-08-05 23:45:17.0


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