YALUMBA 2008 THE OCTAVIUS OLD VINE SHIRAZ $ 110
Barossa Valley, SA
14.5 per cent ( estimate)
CORK sealed. Still a youthful purple/ black, an intense, brambly, peppery nose and a big, bold, rounded palate with plush, blackberry liqueur characters and ripe, drying tannins supplying a savoury counter to the alcohol and fruit concentration of the fi nish.