Thorn-Clarke Shotfire Shiraz 2008

Thorn-Clarke, Barossa, Shotfire, Shiraz 2008 This is oak city, smelling of freshly split logs and coconut. On the palate the theme continues, quite rich, with ripe tannins and a nice sense of acidity.

The grapes are sourced from the family’s Kabiningie Vineyard on the floor of the Barossa, just south of Tanunda. Aged over 12 months in French and US oak, 40% new. Winemaker Derek Fitzgerald. Produced in Angaston 15% purchased for $15.99 at Bottle Barn Thorn-Clarke

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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