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Mount Pleasant 1880 Vines Old Hill Vineyard Shiraz 2013

Significant vineyard in the scheme of Australian winemaking. Winemaker Jim Chatto shifting focus, or snap focussing on the vineyard, or perhaps just giving us a view of the past. Shiraz in Australia is rarely bested from Hunter Valley old sites. The profile of this wine is entirely different, strikingly, from the 1946 Vines Rosehill Vineyard Shiraz also from 2013, and reviewed here. 

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Tasted : JAN15
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $125
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2015 - 2040
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