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Reply to "What's an aged Aussie Fruit Bomb taste like?"

I had a bottle of 1996 Fox Creek Reserve Shiraz about a year ago, and it was showing beautifully. This was, I think, Spark Marquis' first year there.

Instead of the fruit bomb, the wine had mellowed a little. It was deep and just slightly tannic and had hints (instead of deep deep flavors) of black cherry and raspberry.

I wish I had more of this.

When I met Sparky about a month ago, I asked him about this wine, and he said it was one of his best.
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