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Penfolds, Max’s Shiraz, 2016, South Australia

August 8, 2018

 

 

Penfolds, Max’s Shiraz, 2016, South Australia

 

Waitrose, The Good Wine Company NZ - £19.99

 

Tasting date - 25/07/2018

 

 

Appearance - Deep ruby

 

Nose intensity - Medium plus

 

Primary aroma - Black pepper, black cherry, blackcurrant, black plum

 

Secondary aroma - Smoke,  bitter chocolate, toast

 

Tertiary aroma - None

 

 

Sweetness - Dry

 

Acidity - Medium plus acidity

 

Tannin and nature - High, ripe and soft

 

Alcohol - High

 

Body - Full

 

 

Intensity - Medium Plus

 

Primary flavours - Black pepper, black cherry, blackcurrant, black plum

 

Secondary flavours - Smoke,  bitter chocolate, toast#

 

Tertiary flavours - None

 

 

Finish - Medium plus

 

Quality - Very Good - only on the basis that it would develop tertiary complexity

 

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