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By Farr Shiraz 2018

Victoria

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HK$398   each
Regular price
RRP HK$690 
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HK$388  in any 6+
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Palate Profile

"It reminds me of an excellent Saint-Joseph"
Robert Parker 

A powerful nose, with the depth and complexity of cool-climate shiraz. This wine is spiced with pepper and mineral elements, leaning towards earthy. The co-fermented viognier adds a little richness to both the bouquet and palate, which has a very pleasant sweetness to start, followed by intense fruit and earthy long tannins to complete the delicate structure and overall elegance of the wine.

Shiraz fruit comes from the original By Farr vineyard, planted in 1994. It lies on a north-facing slope, and the red volcanic soil has a base of limestone with deep-set sandstone.

Critic Awards

A special wine. It's all tang and undergrowth, cherries and peppery spices but putting names to the individual flavours doesn't do the overall effect justice. This is a wine of fresh-faced beauty. How. It doesn't take you long into the first glass to start wondering how they did it. It tastes like a kind of magic.

Shows richness and ripeness, as well as deep-set, sappy complexity and spice notes with a core of fruit in the red-plum and mulberry spectrum. The palate has bright flavors, in the same fruit realm, which are delivered on a bed of plush, supple and fine tannins. Impressive resolve to this wine. Medium body. Drink or hold.

From a producer and region better known for Pinot Noir, the 2018 Shiraz has some Pinot-like character, being both medium-bodied and silky textured. Darker-hued than Farr's Pinots, it features mulberry fruit and plenty of smoky, slightly bacony nuances, perhaps even a bit of blueberry on the long, mouthwatering finish. It reminds me of an excellent

Region and Grapes

Region: Victoria
Grapes: Shiraz
ABV: 13.5%

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