Wild Duck Creek Estate Springflat Shiraz 2012
Massive full bodied wine yet it retains a degree of elegance. The oak is prominent at the moment with the vanillin American oak taking the key role at the moment. The wine took 4 days to loose its oak derived flavours and the regional moments to come through. I liked the mint and plum that was mixed with flint, spice and blackberries once they came to the fore. Furthermore the wine is thick in the mouth but there is enough acidity to hold it in stead for 4 to 5 years before opening them.
Drink: 2018 +