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2006 Heathcote II Shiraz

Region: 
Heathcote, Victoria, Australia

Tasting Notes

Taste notes: 

Opaque ruby. Expansive dark berry and mineral aromas are complemented by sexy oak spices and sandalwood. Sappy black and blue fruit flavors are impressively concentrated and pure, picking up dusty tannins and smoky minerality on the back end. Very suave and surprisingly accessible today, although I'd hold off on opening this for another few years, minimum. (Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar,Sep/Oct 08

Reviews

Heathcote II's 2006 Shiraz was aged in 50% new oak. It is a saturated purple color with a brooding nose of mineral, scorched earth, game, blueberry, and blackberry. Large-scaled on the palate, it is dense, thick, and rich with plenty of ripe... Read more

92pts
Publication: Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
1 Feb, 2009

Technical Notes

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