2021 Greenock Creek Alices Shiraz
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2021 Greenock Creek Alices Shiraz

Barossa Valley, AUSTRALIA
$49. 99
$599.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 6 Years (2023-2029)
ABV: 15.5%
Closure: Cork

From vines planted in 1997 with maturation taking place in American oak of which 15% was new. Impenetrable super saturated inky black core with a deep black dark red hue. Potent aromas of ripe blackberry, liquorice, black cherry and fennel engulf the olfactory senses with some smoky vanillin cedar and pepper elements also chiming in. Ultra rich, dense and full bodied the blockbuster palate is a super concentrate of luscious blackberry, liquorice and black cherry fruits. Spicy vanillin oak, fennel, smoky earth and pepper characters are largely concealed beneath the enormous wealth of fruit. Opulently textured with a velvety yet sturdy tannin structure it powers through to a long, plush and decadent finish.
Drink over the next 5-6 years.
Alc. 15.5%

Other Reviews….
Greenock Creek wines always present themselves as intensely concentrated examples of their particular slice of the western Barossa. Initially, there is a quick blast of blackberry pastille in this year's release, which gives way to opulent blackberry and cherry fruits with hints of baking spices, dark chocolate-dipped raspberries and pressed purple flowers. If you peer deep into the distance, there are some liminal leathery/mahogany notes, too, wrapping the ripe, long tannins in a warm embrace. As always, mighty impressive stuff. Drink by 2038.
95 points
Dave Brookes – James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion