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2008 Dandelion Vineyards Shiraz Big Game of the Barossa
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89(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2011

Glass-staining ruby.  Brooding black and blue fruits and anise on the nose.  Weighty blackberry and blueberry flavors are complicated by bitter chocolate and olive, with a touch of licorice in the background.  Rich and deep but missing some finesse; the finish is broad, chewy and long.  Air helps this wine a lot.


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