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2004 Kilikanoon Shiraz Oracle (1.5l)
Producer: Kilikanoon Wines kilikanoon.com.au
Appellation: Clare Valley - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz
Maturity: Hold
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$175.00
Tasting Notes:
rated: July 31, 2006 , Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
93 points "Saturated violet. Explosive, wild aromas of blackberry liqueur, cassis, licorice root and espresso. Boasts impressive weight and power on the palate, the dark berry flavors wonderfully sweet but also focused and firmed by solid tannins. Awfully primary right now but possesses superb concentration of fruit and fine-grained, well-managed tannins. Finishes long, on a note of sweet licorice."
rated: April 8, 2008 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
97 points "Robert Parker: "The dense purple-colored 2004 Shiraz Oracle ratchets up the fruit and glycerin levels, yet remains pure, elegant, and well-balanced. It offers beautiful aromas of blueberries, blackberries, acacia flowers, and spicy oak. Full-bodied, powerful, cleanly textured, long, and heady, I would not be surprised to see it evolve for 15-20 years. 97 points." " Best 2008-2024