Woods Crampton Phillip Patrick Shiraz 2018

7th September 2020
The epitome of what great Eden Valley Shiraz is all about... 97 Points

"This wine was included in a tasting with some highly-fancied South Australian Shiraz – household names – and it blew them out of the water. It is the epitome of what great Eden Valley Shiraz is all about, and shows a distinct similarity to Henshcke’s Mount Edelstone, although in a bigger and bolder style.

Right now it is wound up tight and only hints at what it has to give – spicy, meaty, dried sage and bay leaf scented fruits with touches of iron and granite all well integrated with classy oak. The palate is then dry and firm – with a fist full of dense and brooding, adolescent black fruits. There is also tannins, power and fruit length to burn that will make this wine a super drink in ten years when all those elements have come together."


Rated: 97 Points

Source: Angus Hughson, www.winepilot.com, August 2020

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