Henschke's Lenswood vineyard in the Adelaide Hills

Thursday, 13 October 2011

Seppelt, Benno Shiraz (2005)

Bendigo, Victoria
13.5%, screwcap, around $50

The scents of blueberries and spice on the bouquet weren't apparent on the rather plane palate of plums, which ended a little sour edged and short. Whilst the fruit did seem fresh, it would have benefited from more pronounced acid. The wine finished with grainy tannins. A disappointing experience for a wine with such a reputation (and a moderate price) - 89.  

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