Review: 2017 Angove Shiraz Warboys Vineyard

Review: 2017 Angove Shiraz Warboys Vineyard

This is a rare, single vineyard shiraz from Angove Family Winemakers, located in Australia’s McLaren Vale. The wine spends 10 months in French oak puncheons.

The wine is a bit sweet at first blush, but some air helps the macerated currant and raspberry notes to find a more even footing, where notes of licorice, dark chocolate, and graphite provide some balance. As the finish approaches, the wine becomes almost brooding, smoldering with damp earth and a dried blackberry character. The longer I held on to a glass of this wine, the more I gravitated to it.

A- / $70 /

2017 Angove Shiraz Warboys Vineyard




Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content creation company.

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