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2011 Noon Winery Eclipse McLaren Vale
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2011 Noon Winery Eclipse McLaren Vale

Producer: Noon Winery
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Syrah/Shiraz
Origin: Australia
Region: Other Australia

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93 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2013

(made from 81% grenache, 13% shiraz and 6% graciano and aged in a combination of French and American oak):  Bright ruby-red.  Heady, floral- and spice-accented aromas of raspberry, cherry-cola, lavender and musky herbs.  Stains the palate with sweet red fruit liqueur flavors that are given depth by notes of licorice and espresso.  Smooth, seamless and spicy on the finish, with excellent clarity and persistence.

92 Points | Wine Spectator
95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Syrah

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