Thursday, 14 May 2015
Hardy's Tintara McLaren Vale Shiraz 2013
So this Shiraz hits the chords of a McLaren Vale Shiraz in some respects but dodges the softly softly approach to life. A day on and the onslaught couldn't be stemmed. Black pepper corns, dark and red fruits, dark chocolate are all there on the nose. But the grunt and sheer brut of the palate isn't floating my boat. Spicy and heavy, the finish is grainy and sandy.
Not my style but whack a steak and some veg beside it and that may soften the blow.
Good (but only just).
Region: McLaren Vale
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