2005 The Malcolm Shiraz

Magpie Estate

95Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£1,196.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
95
Critic Notes

Magpie’s luxury cuvee (which was last produced in 1999), the 2005 Shiraz Malcolm, spent 12 months in new American oak and 12 months in new French 500 liter pungeons. This is the ultimate 200% new oak wine. Nevertheless, it holds it well, which gives you an idea of just how concentrated this beast is. An inky/blue/purple color is followed by notes of creosote, blueberry liqueur, violets, and a hint of camphor. Super-rich, powerful, and opulent, with a formidable level of tannin, it should hit its peak in 7-8 years and last for 25 or more. Oct 2006, www.robertparker.com

Score: 94-96/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
Australia
Region
South Australia
Sub-region
Barossa Valley
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Australia
Region
South Australia
Sub-region
Barossa Valley
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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