Screaming Frenzy 2016 Shiraz
Hopping out of a sassy little grape-den down in Osoyoos, let us all say a hearty "G'day" to this ripper of a good Shiraz, mate. This beaut is the fair dinkum, we can promise you that, no wuckas. Aged for 16 months in right-proper American Oak, there will be no whinging here about the full bodied and spicy notes chockers full of dark fruit flavours. As a wise country-man once said 'Crikey means gee whiz, wow!', and this wine will absolutely leave you exclaiming just that; she'll be right. Obviously a perfect pairing with shrimp on the barbie.
'Dark, hematic and brooding syrah with more aromatic abilities than you might think. Plenty of wood sheathing and spicy intensity, with heat, liqueur and a sense of foreboding. Dark soy and balsamic in a bad boy of a northern Rhône like syrah. Big, potent and impressive. Drink 2021-2027. Tasted blind at NWAC19, June 2019. 91 points'
- Michael Godel, Critic at WineAlign.com