Savvy Shopper: Aussie Reds
July 2014 Issue
This selection of reds from Australia showcases several different grape varieties from a host of different locales, including Innocent Bystander’s fresh and expressive Syrah, made from cool-climate Yarra Valley vineyards.
91 pts / Savvy Shopper Pick
Innocent Bystander Syrah Yarra Valley 2012
This red is focused, complex and expressive, with lively blackberry, floral and white pepper flavors that unfurl in layers, persisting with finesse against an underlying mineral note as the finish revs up. Complex and expressive. Drink now through 2022. 500 cases made. H.S.