Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Peter Lehmann 2005 Barossa Shiraz

I aerated this after opening.

Dark purple/red color

First thought on smelling this is that it's a Cabernet clone, but, breathing deeper the distinct Syrah qualities become more apparent. Smells of cigar-box cedar, black cherry.

Tastes of plum, black cherry, black pepper, oak, perhaps a bit of bacon. A very enjoyable wine for $14.99. I think this'd suffer if not allowed a bit of air.

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