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Basket Case Shiraz 2013, Barossa Valley


Gold Medal


James Suckling

The Basket Case Barossa Shiraz 2013




James Halliday

Basket Case Barossa Valley Shiraz 2013




"Good hue; there's plenty happening on the medium to full-bodied palate, which has some dark

chocolate nuances more commonly found in McLaren Vale, but give the wine a
certain gravitas; the savoury fruits of the medium-bodied palate have ample length
and good balance."


Campbell Mattinson & Gary Walsh

The Wine Front, February 2015

The Basket Case Shiraz 2013



"The 2012 was pretty good, and I think that this is better again.

Quite spicy for a Barossa wine - brown spices to be specific, raspberry, some licorice and malt, wood well in the background. Medium bodied, dry and crunchy feel with a nice spread of fleshy tannin, red and black fruit and savoury flavours. Has a bit if finesse and perfume about it, but still speaks of region and variety"



Winsor Dobbin

The Basket Case 2013



"There is all the power and persistence you would expect from a young Barossa shiraz here, but also with a little elegance and swagger. There's the intense aromas and dark black fruit notes you would anticipate, but also a plush , relaxed attitude, perhaps due to the use of an old-style basket press in the winery. There are also some spicy elements in the background of this layered, textural wine and overall this is more a smart and savvy middleweight than some of the region's heavyweights. It would be superb matchd with lamb cutlets and short crust vegetable tarts. Lovely stuff"


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