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Penfolds Bin 2 Shiraz-Mataro 2016, Australia

The Penfolds Collection Bin 2 Shiraz Mataro 2015 Screw Cap BottleBlend/Varietal: Shiraz, Mataro

Tasting note: Deep red colour. Mediterranean notes of savoury ratatouille, sundried tomato, olive tapenade, Moroccan spices and charcoal roasted game on the nose balanced by aromatic blueberries, exotic red fruits, perfumed cranberry and fresh pomegranate. A complex amalgam of savoury green olives, pepperoni with a hint of sweet/salty Dutch liquorice on the palate. Soft blue fruits to the fore with textured tannins providing grip.

Bodegas Roda Sela 2012, Rioja DOCa, Spain

Roda SelaBlend/Varietal: 96% Tempranillo, 1% Garnacha, 3% Graciano

Tasting note: A wine with a vivid cherry colour with scarlet edging. On the nose is a sensation of fresh, well-ripened cherries, some strawberry notes and a hint of liquorice and light floral notes with hints of sweet spices. Medium body, friendly, fresh, flavourful and exuberant. The tannin is highly polished, with a silky character.

William Hardy Shiraz 2015, Langhorne Creek, South Australia, Australia

William Hardy ShirazVarietal – Shiraz

Tasting note – Deep garnet colour with purple hues. Blackberries, plum, black cherries and dark chocolate on the nose supported by hints of liquorice and vanilla. A rich and vibrant wine showing fresh dark berry fruit flavours intermingled with characters of dark chocolate, liquorice and spice. Soft and subtle tannins provide length, structure and balance.