There’s density and concentration of black plum and liquorice fruit in Moppity’s top shiraz, contrasting with the spicy restraint and low alcohol poise of the highest vineyard in Hilltops. Finely textured tannins are supported by oak structure that calls for time to integrate. $50 at Oak Barrel.
By Tyson Stelzer
30 Aug 2013
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