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2009 Salomon Finniss River Estate

Grapes Syrah, Viognier
Colour Red
Origin Australia, South Australia
ABV 14.5%

Shiraz. 100% new oak. Deeply coloured, intense dark fruit entwined with oak sweetness. Peppery too. Fabulous texture – refined dry tannins are now rounded but they take away any excess sweetness from the fruit. Succulent, fresh and moreish
17.5 (Oct 2015)

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Tasted blind. Lustrous dark crimson. Rich and sweet with a top note of eucalyptus. Sweet, almost OTT. Definitely Australian! Velvety textured. No real follow-through at the moment – rather chunky and unresolved, with a hint of cough medicine, and sweetness. Very teenage…
17.5 (Oct 2015)

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Bert Salomon's Australian vineyard holdings are in the Finniss River region, on the Fleurieu Peninsula, just south of Adelaide. Founded by his ancestors in 1866, the current generation followed his lead over a hundred years later to make wines with the same meticulous care that they follow in the Wachau, Austria. For local knowledge and expertise, Bert has been helped from the outset by his longtime friend Mike Farmilo, who was Penfold’s chief red winemaker until 1997. It has clearly been a winning combination.

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