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WINE TASTING

THE SHIRAZ TASTING

THE PANEL

1. James Wilson, Regional Director – Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets, Casella Family Brands 2. Emma Fogarty, Senior Brand Manager, SouthTrade International 3. Geoff Bollom, Retailer, Fennell Bay Cellars

4. Ralph Chalmers, National Sales and Key Account Manager, Château Tanunda

8. Nigel Burton, CEO, Burton Premium Wines

9. Andrew Stubbs, Manager, Vine Wine 5. Sabine Duval, Senior Wine Buyer, The Wine Collective 10. Daryl Fisher, General Manager, 6. Elizabeth Schoen, Sales Manager NSW/ACT, Fisher Fine Wine Samuel Smith & Son 11. Michael Park, Wine Merchant, Dan Murphy’s 7. Brendon Nottage, Senior Category Manager for Wine, Kollaras and Co

Kingsford

THE PANEL’S PICKS T  aylors The Pioneer Shiraz Region: Clare Valley VIN: 2013 LUC: $107.50

“Vannillan oak, caramel, prunes. A big, sexy wine, upfront and forward.” – Daryl Fisher Distributed by: Taylors Wines

Zema Estate Shiraz Region: Coonawarra VIN: 2015 LUC: $18.29

Very well executed, soft yet muscular. Lovely build of flavours to finish. Complex stuff.” – Michael Park Distributed by: Porter and Co (SA); Bacchus Wine Merchants (NSW); Westwood Wines (VIC); Claret and Co (WA); The Wine Tradition (QLD); David Johnstone & Associates (TAS)

P  attriti Shiraz Region: McLaren Vale VIN: 2016 LUC: $12.60

“Perfumed and confectionary nose. Violets and blackberries. Rich, chewy palate, tight, grippy tannins.” – Daryl Fisher Distributed by: Vinsight Wine (NSW/ACT); Patritti (Rest of Aus)

THE SYSTEM 95-100 Classic: an exceptional wine

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90-94 Outstanding: a wine of remarkable character

85-89 Very good: a wine with impressive qualities

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