2006 The Malcolm Shiraz

Magpie Estate

98Average Score
Red
6x75cl
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0 Immediate | 6 Marketplace
£545.00
6x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
Duty Paid
£545.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
98
Critic Notes

The 2006 Shiraz “Malcolm” was tasted from a barrel sample. The wine was sourced from a single, dry-grown vineyard, with vine age ranging from 20-120 years. It was first barrel-fermented and is now receiving the “200% new oak” treatment, spending the first 12 months in new French oak before transfer to new American oak for another 12 months. It will be bottled unfined and unfiltered. Purple/black colored, it has an ethereal bouquet of wood smoke, pencil lead, crushed stone, bacon, game, blueberry, and blackberry. Dense and packed, with gobs of spicy black fruits, super depth and concentration, and a very long finish, this great effort merits a decade of cellaring and will provide pleasure through 2036. Oct 2007, www.robertparker.com

Score: 96-99/100Jay S Miller
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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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