Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, July 2012, Josh Raynolds.
2010 First Drop Wines Shiraz/Monastrell
Half & Half Barossa Valley
Bright violet color. Deeply pitched aromas of black and blue fruits, cola and licorice, with a spicy topnote. Picks up a smoky quality with air and offers powerful boysenberry and dark cherry qualities. Dusty tannins add grip to a long, sweet and penetrating finish. This wine drinks very nicely with some decanting.
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