Red

2015 Marius Wines Shiraz Simpatico McLaren Vale

Shiraz

  • Australia
  • South Australia
  • Fleurieu
  • McLaren Vale
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • GD77 Likes this wine: 95 points

    December 15, 2019 - Lovely wine that is maturing slowly, and very well. With a recent tasting of the 2014 in mind, I enjoyed this wine a touch more. 2014 has more chocolate and perhaps more bulk but this has complexity, some prettiness on the nose and some wonderful blueberry notes and the gravelly finish that I normally see more in the Symphony. A cracking Simpatico with a long life ahead.

  • Matt@5453 Likes this wine: 94 points

    October 28, 2017 - I consumed this over 2 x days. The first day it was a bit of a struggle (it could have been my palate though), it seemed heavy handed with the oak displaying excess vanilla. The second day I thoroughly enjoyed it. For me it is a rich and complex wine displaying dark fruits, plum, a touch of prune/raisin, fruit cake and chocolate. It is well structured and has very good length. The structure I look for, being acid, tannin, oak and fruit weight are all in relative balance, but I suspect in 6-8 years time this wine will enter a very good drinking window. Based on this experience, a long decant is required. A quality wine.

  • DanielJH wrote: 93 points

    September 18, 2017 - I let this sit in the fridge over a few days after opening and it came into its own on day three. Plums, some blackberry, pepper and spices, liquorice, chocolate, some lavender and a vanilla oak influence that will likely be absorbed over time. Excellent mouth coating web of tannins and a very long finish. Medium to full bodied with a glossiness about it. Will need another three to five years to start strutting its stuff. This will live long in the cellar.

  • Mic Mac Likes this wine:

    September 16, 2017 - Brilliant wine. Vinfanticide, but have another 5 so worth it.

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  • WineSpat Likes this wine: 93 points

    August 16, 2017 - Dark ruby. Medium plus aromas of vanilla, blackberry, blueberry, chocolate. Medium plus bodied, medium plus acid, medium tannin, medium plus alcohol, spicy, blackberry, long length. An excellent wine that will age well.

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  • By Gary Walsh
    7/31/2017 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2015
  • Type Red
  • Producer Marius Wines
  • Varietal Shiraz
  • Designation Simpatico
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Australia
  • Region South Australia
  • SubRegion Fleurieu
  • Appellation McLaren Vale

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 323 (87%)
  • Consumed 48 (13%)

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