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2002 Shiraz Reserve

Kilikanoon

97Average Score
flag Australia
Red

Barrel samples of the 2002 Shiraz (it will be bottled by the end of the year) demonstrates the potential greatness of this vintage. A new offering, which is meant to be the flagship wine for Kilikanoon, is the 2002 Shiraz Reserve. Cropped at one ton of fruit per acre (from a 35-year old Barossa vineyard), it will be aged a total of 24 months in 100% new French oak hogsheads then bottle aged 12 months prior to release. There will only be 300 cases produced, clearly not enough for this South Australia classic. A wine of great intensity, richness, precision, and fruit character, it is super-deep and full-bodied, yet is not too massive or over the top. Pure and ripe, with a 60+ second finish, this compelling Shiraz will be at its prime between 2006-2022. Aug 2003, www.robertparker.com

Robert Parker    Score: 95-98/100

6x75cl-2 Immediate | 0 Marketplace£363.00
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