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2006 Rolf Binder Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Heysen"

Winery: Rolf Binder

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Heysen"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 100% Shiraz

Region: Barossa Valley

State or country: Australia

Price: $60

Cases produced: 950

KWG Score: 94.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (94)

Review date: May 18, 2009

Wine Review: I am a big fan of Rolf’s Heysen. This year’s vintage is almost pitch black in color. It opens with a very attractive blackberry bouquet with notes of blueberry and cranberry mixed in. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, ultra smooth, and very well balanced. The flavor profile is a delicious juicy blackberry and blueberry blend with a dash of nutmeg mixed in. The finish is dry and its ultra fine tannins fade away quite nicely over time. The more I drank this wine, the more I liked it. I would serve this very refined Barossa Shiraz with a filet mignon. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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