Wine Reviews

Rockford Rod & Spur Shiraz Cabernet 2016

Rockford Rod & Spur Wine Review

In these challenging times, it feels important to keep posting wine reviews and supporting local producers. Deeply coloured, the 2016 vintage of Rockford’s Rod & Spur shiraz cabernet has an aroma of iodine, dark fruits and licorice. The palate is full bodied, soft and graceful in its expression. This wine has entered its drinking window, but experience suggests that it should improve with 5-8 years of cellaring. This is a wine I purchase most years. Rating: Good to Very Good. Abv: 13.8. Price: $40+. Website: Tasted: March 2020.

Sean Mitchell

By Sean Mitchell Fine wine journal since 2009. (c)