Thursday, 12 November 2015

De Iuliis Shiraz 2014

Crazy yum factor. If you were willing to dip your toe into the Hunter Valley 2014 vintage to see if it matched the hype then this is a fantastic starting point without breaking the bank.

Being Mike De Iuliis' entry level Shiraz, this is a mix of parcels from the Talga Road vineyard, Steven, and Lovedale Road.

Super smooth, it's juicy with a meaty tinge. Red fruits cut loose before a dash of pepper dives in for good measure. Vanilla adds another dimension sitting quietly on the flank.

A fabulous example of medium bodied Hunter Shiraz at a great price. I'd happily line up for this time and time again. A bargain and then some.

Drink now but will age for the long term - ten to fifteen years easy.

Very good+

Region: Hunter Valley
RRP: $25
Source: Sample

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