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2014 John Duval Wines Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Entity"

Winery: John Duval Wines

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Entity"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 100% Shiraz

Region: Barossa Valley

State or country: Australia

Price: $40

Cases produced: 2,400

KWG Score: 93.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: June 21, 2017

Wine Review: This dark red colored Shiraz from John Duval is very good! It opens with a pleasant red raspberry bouquet with hints of red cherry. It is medium bodied, balanced and savory. The flavor is a tasty plum with notes of fine minerality and gentle old oak. I also picked up some hints of red currant towards the end. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are nicely prolonged. I would pair this very nice Shiraz with a pork tenderloin. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: A dark fruit expression of blackberry and plum gives way to some lifted floral notes and savory, spicy French oak. The palate is full bodied and generous with an excellent concentration of blackberry fruit. Textured layers of fruit, balanced acidity and fine, long tannins will enable good cellaring potential.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell John Duval 2014 Entity Shiraz.

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