Noon Reserve Shiraz 2006
"The 2005 Shiraz Reserve was sourced from a 45-year-old vineyard and aged for 18 months in American and French oak of various sizes. A saturated purple color, it presents an array of otherworldly scents including smoke, mineral, meat, game, bacon, and blueberry. Thick, rich, and voluptuous, this mouth-filling, full-bodied Shiraz is about as hedonistic as it gets. Although the wine is seamless, there is some tannin lurking under all the fruit which will permit 8-10 years of cellaring for those able to delay gratification. The finish is amazingly long and pure, seeming to never end. As usual, the Noon wines are benchmarks against which all others must be compared. Noon Winery is owned and operated by Drew and Rae Noon. It continues to be one of Australia's benchmarks." - Wine Advocate
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The Eclipse and Reserve shiraz can command high levels of capital increase and are definitely wines to hold on to (if you can get them).