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The Cutlass Shiraz 2021

The Cutlass Shiraz 2021

Adelaide Hills, 93pts, 5 Stars A stylish offering with dark plum, dried herb, smoked game and toasted spice nuances, it's succulent and flavoursome in the mouth delivering excellent fruit purity combined with velvety mouthfeel and fine polished tannins. Beautifully flowing with elegant complex flavours. At its best: now to 2033 Reviewed: June 2022

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James Halliday Top 100

James Halliday Top 100

Riposte The Cutlass Single Vineyard Adelaide Hills Shiraz 2019 95 pointsDrink to 2027, screwcap, 13.5% alc 
Adelaide Hills and Shiraz are having a public love affair, exemplified by this brightly flavoured pepper and spice cherry fruits, on a very complex palate that’s just within medium-bodied bounds. Its 50% whole bunch fermentation adds fine, savoury tannins to the long finish.

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The Cutlass Shiraz

2015 Vintage “James Halliday Wine Companion - Tim Knappstein has had a lifetime of practice, and his wines continue to reflect both his technical skills across a range of varieties and his abiding belief in reflecting terroir. This wine starts with dark cherry before moving into spiced dark plum fruit with an oompapah beat of ripe tannins. 95 Points”. 2014 Vintage “James Halliday Wine Companion - Has retained a bright crimson-purple hue; a lively medium-bodied wine with savoury/spicy/pepper overtones to its bedrock of plummy fruit. Good to go, but will...

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