Gundog Estate Smoking Barrel Red 2018

Here Matt Burton, Gundog Estate’s winemaker sources fruit from the Hunter Valley and the Canberra District, French oak maturation.

Gundog Estate, Smoking Barrel Red, Shiraz, Hunter Valley/Canberra, 2018

Super fragrant and approachable. Full of clove spice, oak spice plump choc-berries with fresh leather nuances. Silky and smooth palate. Citrus-esque juicy acidity to finish a medium-full body that carries smoky incense hints with just sappy, almost waxy tannins. Attractive and drinkable.

RRP: $35
Alc: 13.5%
Rating: 17.5/20

Wine sample courtesy of Gundog Estate

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