2007 Tahbilk 'Eric Stevens Purbrick' Shiraz
Nagambie Lakes, Victoria, Australia
This Shiraz may still be evolving but no need to wait as it now shows lovely, dark red fruit flavors, and some spice. If you can resist temptation, there is plenty of potential for more wonderful flavors to evolve.
95 JH; 92 WA
$44.99 as part of a mixed case.
10+ bottles available.
"95 pts ... Shares the exceptional hue of the 1860 Vines, and a significant element of the fruit profile of that wine, all this from an unfancied year; it has black fruits, touches of pepper, licorice and spice, and the medium- to full-bodied palate has ripe tannins to carry it through the decades ahead. Drink through 2030."
"92 pts ... Deep garnet colored, the 2007 Eric Stevens Purbrick Shiraz is scented of blackberry compote and dried Chinese plums with underlying hints of tree bark, leather, game and damp earth. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is led by a solid structure of firm, chewy tannins and refreshing acid fleshed by muscular / savory flavors and finishing long. Drinking now, it should continue to cellar to 2020+. "
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