1998 Fox Creek Shiraz Reserve
Syrah - 750ML

  • WA 98
  • IWC 95

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WA 98
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2000
Nearly perfect...powerful naturally-textured super-rich wines that are big and chewy. Exceptionally rich and explosive with great purity as well as remarkable symmetry and overall balance for such massiveness this... Nearly perfect...powerful naturally-textured super-rich wines that are big and chewy. Exceptionally rich and explosive with great purity as well as remarkable symmetry and overall balance for such massiveness this blockbuster can be drunk now or cellared for 12-15 years. Make no doubt about it this Shiraz will elicit more than a few "wows" in any tasting - blind or otherwise.
IWC 95
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, July 2000
...Saturated ruby. Sappy crushed blackberry aroma lifted by floral and minty components. Urgent dark berry and bitter chocolate flavors offer great sappy freshness and verve. There's nothing raisiny about this nearly... ...Saturated ruby. Sappy crushed blackberry aroma lifted by floral and minty components. Urgent dark berry and bitter chocolate flavors offer great sappy freshness and verve. There's nothing raisiny about this nearly painfully delineated shiraz. Extraordinarily penetrating firmly tannic finish...Extraordinary juice...
Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Sub-region McLaren Vale
Vintage 1998