Hickinbotham Brooks Road Shiraz 2016 - Buster's Liquors & Wines
Hickinbotham Brooks Road Shiraz 2016
SKU: 38647

Hickinbotham Brooks Road Shiraz 2016

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750ml
$74.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Australia, South Australia, McLaren Vale
Brand Hickinbotham
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
This Shiraz shows the characters this vineyard has displayed since the start, but perhaps in a more elegant, harmonious and balanced form. Its consistency is comforting and reassuring, buttressed by blue and black fruit notes throughout. It is readily enjoyable but has all the structure, acid and tannin to offer decades of rewards from cellaring.
Wine Spectator
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There's a lovely sense of restraint here, with firm tannins reining in complex, detailed flavors of blueberry pie, kirsch and dark chocolate. Espresso, clove and caramel notes add even more complexity on the finish, where the flavors continue to unfold. Drink now through 2034. 2,433 cases made, 661 cases imported.

MaryAnn Worobiec, May 2019
Wine Advocate
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Overtones of vanilla and cedar mark the nose of the 2016 Brooks Road Shiraz, which aged in 20%-30% new French oak. Herbal notes and hints of green peppercorns add nuance to the ripe cherry flavors of this full-bodied red. The tannins are supple, making this wine approachable now, but they also linger softly on the finish, suggesting up to a decade of additional ageability.

Joe Czerwinski, January 2019