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2003 De Bortoli Hunter Valley Shiraz

Hunter Valley, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
$16. 99
$203.88 Dozen
Cellar: 3 - 4 Years (2009-2010)
ABV: 14%
Closure: Cork

Medium body – crimson colour with crimson hue.  Aroma of spice and stewed fruit followed by a hint of leather, earth and plum.  The palate is spicy with plum and stewed fruit flavours emerging.  Fine dry tannins.  Aftertaste of spice, plum and stewed fruit with just hint of liquorice.
Cellar 3-4 years (2009-2010)
Alc/Vol: 14%

First tasted, November 2004:
Deep crimson colour with mauve hue. Aroma of chocolate, spice, vanilla and plum. The palate reveals flavours of plum and spice over a background of liquorice and confectionary. Fine dry tannins. Aftertaste of plum and spice.
RATING: 89/100