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Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz 1998

Winery: Henschke
Region: Eden Valley
Wine: Hill of Grace Shiraz
Variety: Shiraz
Vintage: 1998
UOM: 750ml

"Medium to full purple-red; a clean and rich array of black berries, spice, licorice and compatible oak, then a palate with abundant dark berry and bitter chocolate flavour, with controlled tannins and oak. Has great length and great balance; fully reflects the outstanding vintage, and has an indefinite life in front of it if well-cellared."

96 Points

James Halliday, The Halliday Wine Companion

"Tasted 2005. Still quite purple and youthful-looking. Intense, ripe, briary nose with some notes of a decongestant. Quite high-toned with decided lift. A real baby with extraordinary amounts of tannin tucked in beneath satin-smooth overlay of carefully vinified fruit. Very fine tannins and a very dry finish."

18.5/20 Points

Jancis Robinson,

"Tasted 2013. Dark crimson. Healthy looking. Minty note for the first time. Very direct nose. Opulent fruit. Rich. Exotic ladies’-handbags notes. Broad and attention grabbing. Mellow start but then the framework becomes quite obvious. Ambitious. Sore-throat wine."

19/20 Points

Jancis Robinson,

Price $1149.00
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