Dark in color with a mild black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some nice black berry notes along with some noticeable oak. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice dryness and fine tannins along with a hint of pepper. The fruit on this wine is on the milder side but its a nice elegant wine. It will pair well with milder foods. We paired it with bbq filet mignon and it went well. I would give it an 88 or so …
From the LCBO web site:
Best’s Bin No. 1 Shiraz 2013 — VINTAGES#: 222323 Best’s Bin No. 1 Shiraz 2013
STYLE – Full-bodied & Firm
Deep, dense crimson-purple; savoury/foresty nuances provide the backdrop for the black fruits and licorice aromas and flavours; maturation in large-format French oak has kept the wine fresh and firm, with a minimum 25-year future. Drink By: 2038. Score – 94. (James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au, July 27, 2015) $19.95
Release Date:August 6, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 14.5% Made in: Victoria, Australia By:Best’s Wines Pty Ltd Sugar Content:6 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: D – Dry Style: Full-bodied & Firm Varietal:Shiraz/Syrah Description: 2016 marks the 150th anniversary since Henry Best purchased the property and began clearing the land and planting grape vines.