R.P. 96 pts.
Deep garnet colored, the 2005 Hillside Shiraz reveals a wonderfully expressive, spicy nose with some notes of game, potpourri, dried cranberries and kirsch. It is a glorious, full-bodied wine packed with complex flavor layers, medium-firm velvety tannins and balanced acid. It finishes long.
酒的顏色呈深紫紅色。嗅覺上可以聞到桑子、咖啡、甘草香氣。味覺上可感到酒體豐滿、濃郁、強勁，酒精度高(達15.5% 度), full-bodied；含層層熟紅、黑果及vanilla 味道，單寧已醇化，它與橡木、果味已融合得天衣無縫，酸度清爽，餘韻長