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Sister's Run 2011 Epiphany Shiraz (Australia)

22 Jun 2021

Sister's Run 2011

 

(November 24, 2020) ... I've always liked the simplicity of the wines from Sister's Run, they deliver great flavors at an affordable price; they are aged under screwcap and I do believe a wine under screwcap ages quite well (and some times even better than cork) - this is the first time I have opened up an old bottle of Sister's Run and so this is a new experience for me. Starts off with lots of mocha, leather, licorice, blackberry, plum and even some vanilla-black cherry. The acidity comes across as fake, not exactly helping the wine along, but not exactly deterring from it either - plus there's some weak coffee and herbal notes to the finish. But the middle is lovely and concentrated and screams Barossa Valley, and that's truly all you really want from a bottle of wine that didn't cost you an arm and a leg seven or eight years ago.

 

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