2017 Old Patch Shiraz – #10 James Suckling

Mon, November 12th 2018  /   No Comment

The 2017 Old Patch Shiraz is number 10 in James Suckling top 100 wines of 2018!”The Tyrrell’s Shiraz Hunter Valley Old Patch 2017 (No. 10) is the second time this Australian icon has been in our Top 100 and we revel in this wine’s uniqueness and history as it is produced from vineyards planted in 1867.”

“This is the greatest old-vine wine in existence.”

James Suckling, Editor & CEO

 

2017 Tyrrell’s Old Patch Shiraz – 100 points

“More depth than the four acres. This old plot was planted in 1867 and it has excelled in vintage 2017. The nose carries pristine aromas of raspberries, red plums and mulberries in gently spicy repose. The palate unfurls layers and layers of lightly spiced red- and dark-fruit flavors with tannins that seem to hold endlessly on the finish. Pitch-perfect and noble. An essay in grace and charm. Akin to grand cru Burgundy and maybe Musigny too! This really ought to be left alone for a decade.”

Nick Stock, jamessuckling.com

2017 Old Patch Shiraz TRADE PRESENTER

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