The U.S. doesn’t really need more “cute” Shiraz labels, but at least the wine in this bottle is pretty good. A bit of shoe polish gives the nose a lifted character, which serves to accentuate the wine’s woodsmoke and black olive aromas. The crisply structured palate offers a slight bitter coffee-herbal element, but also plenty of ripe blackberry fruit and a…
Lemon-lime aromas complement an otherwise steely but complex bouquet. The wine is a bit simpler in the mouth but displays refreshing lemon flavors that fade into a chalky, long finish with a powerful kick of acidity. Imported by Bluewater Wine Company.