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20 Ratings
Henschke Mount Edelstone Shiraz Eden Valley

Wine Details

Vineyard

Henschke

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1995 Vintage) 100% 90-year-old-vine shiraz grown in the Eden Valley wine region. Technical Details Alcohol: 14% | pH: 3.62 | Acidity: 5.6 g/L Maturation Matured in 90% new, 10% used French (67%) and American (33%) hogsheads for 18 months prior to blending and bottling. Deep crimson in colour with a purple hue. Powerful, ripe aromas of blackberry and plum with complexing hints of star anise, ferns, eucalypt and dark chocolate. The palate is an intense and concentrated blend of sweet, juicy plum pudding fruit read more...100% 90-year-old-vine shiraz grown in the Eden Valley wine region. Technical Details Alcohol: 14% | pH: 3.62 | Acidity: 5.6 g/L Maturation Matured in 90% new, 10% used French (67%) and American (33%) hogsheads for 18 months prior to blending and bottling. Deep crimson in colour with a purple hue. Powerful, ripe aromas of blackberry and plum with complexing hints of star anise, ferns, eucalypt and dark chocolate. The palate is an intense and concentrated blend of sweet, juicy plum pudding fruit and structured ripe tannin. With mouthfilling power, seamless texture and lingering finish the wine displays the hallmark characters of the Mount Edelstone vineyard in one of its greatest years. Serving Idea Braised duck with red molé. (hide)

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/99