Reviewer:

Gilbert Labour
12 May 2019

Robert Stein [Mudgee NSW], Single Vineyard Reserve Shiraz 2014

The Robert Stein Reserve labels are eye-catchingly distinctive. A small niggle with this Shiraz label is that the vintage & variety are hard to discern especially in ambient dinner table mood-lighting.
That said, the wine is a thing of elegance and expression.
It has benefitted from 5 years of maturation and yet will continue to mature and reward for a few more years.
The fruit component, oak tannins, wild yeast influence are delightfully integrated and facilitate a smooth transition across the palate.
The varietal traits of red fruit, fine tannins & acid, vanillin oak all meld with undertones of smokiness and minerality to deliver a brroding, rich and sensual regional Shiraz of substance and longevity.
A pleasure to enjoy now.
Price: $50
Wine Category: Shiraz
Cellar: Now to 5 years
Winery Website: www..robertstein.com.au david@definewine.com.au
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