This lovely Lyndoch Valley Shiraz comes from the Southeastern region of Australia. I wonder if this is a relatively hot climate — perhaps Peter (a reader from Sydney) will be able to answer this for me. This is full-bodied, tannic and very fruity without the typical black pepper character that I am used to in a shiraz. The finish is rich and chocolaty. Delicious and definitely a wine I would purchase again and again.
Tom: This Lyndon Valley is a very interesting shiraz: peppery, but softer and milder tasting than some Australian shirazes. It’s fruity but not as fruit forward as some. Quite nice.