Original
11 Ratings
Kilikanoon Shiraz Covenant

Wine Details

Vineyard

Kilikanoon

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Region

Australia

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (2005 Vintage) The spectacular 2004 Shiraz Covenant, essentially declassified fruit not used for the Shiraz Oracle, spent 22 months in 80% French and 20% American 300 liter hogsheads. In fact, Kilikanoon does not use any small barrels, preferring the larger 300 liter vessels. Perhaps that accounts for the glorious levels of fruit and subtle oak influence in even the more expensive cuvees that are aged in 100% new oak. The dense, plum/purple-hued, full-bodied Shiraz Covenant exhibits notes of tapenade, blackberries, asphalt, truffles, and roasted meats. With a gorgeous texture as well as good opulence, vibrancy, and definition, it can be consumed over the next 7ndash;10 years.
  • James Halliday
    (2005 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage)
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage)