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1998 Clarendon Hills Syrah Piggott Range Vineyard

  • 92 WA
  • 92 IWC
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SKU: 47753-1998-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92

    Bright saturated ruby to the rim. Blueberry, blackcurrant, cocoa powder, meat and star anise on the nose, along with a floral lift. Firm, minerally and dense in the mouth, with superb sappy fruit that calls to mind a great '98 Chateauneuf du Pape. Firm acids contribute to the wine's powerful structure. Finishes extremely long and minerally, with very firm tannins and a note of spearmint. Quite different in shape and structure from the Hickinbotham example.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: July/August 2000
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 92

    Closed, but exceptionally impressive is the 1998 Shiraz Piggott Range Vineyard (900 cases). Exhibiting slightly revealing aromas, with coaxing some mint-tinged blackberry fruit emerges. Extremely powerful, with remarkable purity, intensity, and extraction, this Shiraz needs 2-3 years of cellaring, and should keep for 15-20.
    Author: Robert Parker
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  • Collector Data For This Wine

    • 209 bottles owned
    • 28 collectors