Australia » Langhorne Creek
Tasting notes- The dark color preempts a wine of dense, layered black fruit. The aromas of anise and cracked pepper are enveloped in classic blackberry. The
Vintage The 2014, 52% Shiraz and 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, comes from a gentle year that has yielded wines of great potential. The growing period presented a
James Halliday 91 "Not a hair out of place. Hearty blackberry and tar avors come laced with chocolate and peppercorn. Attacks with avor from
Vinous Media 89 “Vivid ruby. Oak-accented dark berries, cherry pit, licorice and vanilla on the nose and in the mouth. Broad and fleshy in style, with
Vinous Media 89 Deep ruby. Ripe, spice-accented plum and cherry on the deeply perfumed nose. On the palate, juicy, tightly focused blackberry and bitter cherry flavors
James Halliday 93 " Matured in both French and American oak. Stand out release under this label and excellent value. Essence-like blackcurrant and dried herb notes
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2012 Spice Trader Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon is deep garnet-purple in color and shows off a pronounced cassis and black plum nose with
Wine Advocate 91 "Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2012 Shiraz explodes with creme de cassis, blueberry pie and mint aromas accented by hints of licorice and
Australian Wine Companion 89 " Strong colour; delivers a massive bang for its buck, with an array of red and black fruits on bouquet and palate
Wine Spectator 93 "Rich, ripe and generous, bursting with vivid blackberry, currant and floral flavors that dance energetically against refined tannins, finishing with length on the
"A warmer than average season, with moderate conditions during ripening. Yields were low across most varieties, and overall quality was of a very high standard.
Wine Spectator 90 "Vibrant, with juicy acidity accenting generous, focused flavors of blackberry, cherry and sweet spice, lingering with intensity on the polished finish." Drink now
International Wine Cellar 89 "Bright purple. Cherry-vanilla and blackberry on the nose, with complicating notes of mocha and woodsmoke. Plush, sappy, deeply pitched blackberry
Robert Parker 87 "Heartlands 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of fruit from Limestone Coast and Langhorne Creek, spending 12 months in seasoned French and American
"Pale lemon green in colour, the 09 Pinot Grigio displays an attractive nose with hints of melon, pear and apple blossom. The palate is fresh
Stephen Tanzer 91 "all new oak, 80% French and 20% American) Inky ruby. Tight but pure nose hints at cassis, violet, vanilla and smoky Indian spices.
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