Schild Estate 2018 Moorooroo Shiraz (Barossa Valley) Rating and Review | Wine Enthusiast
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Schild Estate 2018 Moorooroo Shiraz (Barossa Valley)

Rating
91
Price
$110
Winery
Wine Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Bottle Size
750 ml
Issue Date
12/1/2022
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Made from ancient vines planted in 1847, this is a luscious, open-knit Shiraz with notes of plush cherry and black currant, dried thyme, mint, dark chocolate and a beetroot and tomato leaf nuance. Oak is present but well tucked. The mouthfeel is opulent but cinched by powerful, herb-flecked tannins. It's a bit woody on the finish, and lacks some character and depth, but should cellar nicely nonetheless. Decant and drink now or hold until 2037. Christina Pickard

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*Products deemed unacceptable (receving a rating below 80 points) are not reviewed.

98-100

Classic
The Pinnacle of quality

94-97

Superb
A great achievement

90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

Acceptable
Can be employed


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