Ranked #4 of 88 2014 Shiraz from Lower Hunter
Deep, dark red colour with a surprising purple tint, the bouquet has green peppercorns, and graphite-like tannins. A powerful wine with a lot of tannin. There's more grip here than in 2017 or 18, surprisingly. Or perhaps just a firmer grip. And perhaps more alcohol. A terrific wine with a big future.
Drink: 2018 to 2044
91 Points Robert Parker
While this sample of the 2014 Shiraz wasn't as fresh and floral as I remember the last one being, on the palate it's still loaded with cherry-berry fruit and a hint of cracked pepper. The medium-bodied palate is bolstered by supple, fine-grained tannins and balanced acidity extends through the long, silky finish.
Source: Robert Parker (Robert Parker Wine Advocate) by Joe Czerwinski. December, 2017