Fox Creek `Reserve` Shiraz 2002 (2 x 1.5L Magnum) McLaren Vale, SA.

This wine, if cellared correctly, will drink well up to 2015 reflecting the full-bodied structure of the best wines made in the cool summer of 2002. This wine will repay decanting up to 2 hours prior to consumption.

Overview

This wine, if cellared correctly, will drink well up to 2015 reflecting the full-bodied structure of the best wines made in the cool summer of 2002. This wine will repay decanting up to 2 hours prior to consumption.

Region:
SA - McLaren Vale
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

"Densely coloured; rich, plush blackberry, dark chocolate and vanilla; good balance in epic style."

Rating 92 Drink 2017 - James Halliday, Wine Companion - Date Tasted Feb 04

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Very deep red/back with crimson edges.

Aroma

The nose offers multiple levels of complexity with sweet blackberry, chocolate, licorice and vanilla evident complemented by savoury well-balanced oak.

Palate

Very rich powerful entry of blackberry with savoury spice, licorice and dark chocolate filling out the mid palate, leading to a long finish balanced by well integrated tannin structure of great depth.

Cellaring Potential

This wine, if cellared correctly, will drink well up to 2015 reflecting the full-bodied structure of the best wines made in the cool summer of 2002. This wine will repay decanting up to 2 hours prior to consumption.