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2008 Langmeil Winery Shiraz Orphan Bank

  • Syrah
  • 750ML
  • JH96
  • WS91
  • WA91
  • ST90

Reviews

JH96
James Halliday - James Halliday, August 2011
Strong crimson-purple; a top quality shiraz, picked before the heatwave and made using the same techniques as Freedom, and has similar intensity, focus and length; here only one-third new French barriques, but the oak is... Strong crimson-purple; a top quality shiraz, picked before the heatwave and made using the same techniques as Freedom, and has similar intensity, focus and length; here only one-third new French barriques, but the oak is a positive contributor.
WS91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2011
Dark and dense, with a juicy feel to the very ripe cherry, plum and exotic spice flavors. A flash of roasted red pepper adds interest to the finish. Drink now through 2016. -HS
WA91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2010
The 2008 Orphan Bank Shiraz gives a deep garnet-purple color and very earthy nose of underbrush and damp loam over dried Provence herbs, black cherry, blackberry and a touch of cinnamon stick. The full-bodied, richly... The 2008 Orphan Bank Shiraz gives a deep garnet-purple color and very earthy nose of underbrush and damp loam over dried Provence herbs, black cherry, blackberry and a touch of cinnamon stick. The full-bodied, richly fruited palate has fine structure with firm grainy tannins and high acidity supporting the flesh through the long finish. Drink it now to 2019+.
ST90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, July 2010
Bright purple. Black raspberry and cherry preserve aromas are complicated by suggestions of cracked pepper, cola and flowers. Soft, sweet and round, with nicely concentrated dark berry preserve flavors, pliant tannins and... Bright purple. Black raspberry and cherry preserve aromas are complicated by suggestions of cracked pepper, cola and flowers. Soft, sweet and round, with nicely concentrated dark berry preserve flavors, pliant tannins and an exotic spicy character. The focused, spicy finish repeats the black raspberry note.

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