Craiglee Shiraz 2013

I’ve had some very good Craiglee shiraz over the years.  The 2013 however appears to be a lesser vintage.  Its aroma reminds of red fruits and plums, but there is little of the typical pepper of this estate.  The palate is pleasant enough, although the finish is a little short and, at times, warming.  Ready to drink now, this Craiglee may need more time to develop.  Rating: Acceptable to Good. Abv: 13.5%. Price: $60. Website: www.craigleevineyard.com

Published by Sean Mitchell

Grapeobserver.com is an independent wine journal. Written since 2009, it is authored by Sean Mitchell Dip WSET. On matters of wine, Sean is a current Master of Wine student, a Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) diploma holder, a certified WSET educator, a past WSET scholarship winner and has written for various other wine related publications.

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