Museum Wines | 2006 Shiraz - Museum Release
Jay Miller, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, Issue 181, 93 Points
The opaque purple-colored 2006 Shiraz spent two years in French and American oak, 25% new. It reveals aromas of smoke, pencil lead, pepper, game, blueberry, and blackberry. This is followed by a full-bodied, layered, glossy Shiraz with tons of spicy blue and black fruits, excellent balance, and a lengthy, fruit-filled finish. Drink it over the next 8-10 years. The Oliver family is the sixth generation of grape growers on the same property. They retain a small portion of the best fruit to bottle under their own label. The wine is made by a family member, the talented Corrina Rayment, who also produces wine under her own label
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McLaren Vale - Estate Grown
Deep, dark maroon.
Big powerful mocha, coffee, dark chocolate and spice aromas.
A bigger style, showing the excellent ripeness attained in the 2006 vintage. Loads of black fruit concentration on the palate. Long fine grained tannins and great length to finish.
Drink now to 10 years
French & American, 24% new oak
Corrina Rayment - 6th generation family member