Matriarch & Rogue Alice Shiraz 2016

Made by Marnie Roberts, also the talented winemaker at Claymore Wines. Fruit for this wine is sourced from the Armagh area of the Clare. Only 20% new French oak used.

Matriarch & Rogue, Alice, Shiraz, Clare Valley, 2016

Black tea, moist earth, baked quince, blood plums, bramble, blackberry, warm woody and Chinese 5 spice with a touch of raisin. Contrasting smooth and bittersweet palate. Fine, sharp almost shard like tannin spikes through earthy savoury floor covered with sweeter plum, cherry and boysenberry, through to a medium to long finish.

RRP: $28
Alc: 14.5%
Rating: 17.75/20

Wine sample courtesy of Matriarch and Rogue

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