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Cookoothama Shiraz 2005
Dec 2006
Source: Winestate Annual 2006, Australia

A pleasant dry red with simply berry fruit, some lovely oak, tight tannins and a toasty finish.

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Gord On Grapes
Cookoothama Shiraz 2005 - 89 POINTS
Nov 2006
Source: Toronto Star, Canada
Gordon Stimmell

Speaking of rich reds, our pick today is the Cookoothama Shiraz. The 2004 vintage brimmed with coconut, black cherry and minty chocolate intensity.

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Must Try
Cookoothama Shiraz 2004
Nov 2006
Source: Sunday Times, Australia
Peter Forrestal

Excellent value for money from Riverina producer, Nugan Estate's second label.

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Good
Cookoothama Shiraz 2004
Oct 2006
Source: Quaff 2007, Australia
Peter Forrestal

This is mesmerisingly good - just the kind of Riverina shiraz that you want to drink.

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86 POINTS
Cookoothama Shiraz 2003
Sep 2006
Source: Australian Wine Companion, Australia
James Halliday

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Wine - Consumers Rediscovering pleasures of Spain
Cookoothama Shiraz 2004
Aug 2006
Source: Toronto Sun, Canada
Rick Van Sickle

A medium weight shiraz with plum and cherry aromas to go with limited herbs and spice. Good, ripe tannins and cherry/blackberry flavours on the palate with a touch of spice.

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Tops in Taste & Value
Cookoothama Shiraz 2005
Aug 2006
Source: Toronto Star, Canada
Gordon Stmmell

This winery does make the newcomer Cookoothama Shiraz which is quite tasy, so Nugan Estate bears watching in future.

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Wine of the Week
Cookoothama Shiraz 2004
Aug 2006
Source: Tony Aspler, Canada
Tony Aspler

Ruby coloured with a nose of vanilla oak, spice and red fruits; medium bodied, raspberry, blackcurrant and cherry flavours driven by lively acidity.

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Sunday Times Magazine
Cookoothama Shiraz 2004
Jul 2006
Source: Sunday Times, Australia
Peter Forrestal

Bright Riverina red with wonderful, ripe fragrances, sweet red berry and dark plum flavours and succulence before a clean, refreshing finish. Value

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Wine & Food Professional - Australian Special
Cookoothama Shiraz 2004
Jul 2006
Source: Proefschrift, Holland

Table wines have been produced under this label since 1999. The wine show that they are excellent for the price/quality.

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