The third varietal in the Wolf Blass trilogy that was recently on sale is this Shiraz. I enjoyed the Merlot and was impressed by the Cab Sav so I did not hesitate to buy this one for $10, list price being $17. It opened up with plums and licorice on the nose, an interesting combo for this varietal. Blueberry and sour cherries came across on the palate with some nutmeg and leather rounding it out. I was concerned about the balance and noticed some greenness in the tannins. Whilst neither Rhone-like nor typical Aussie Shiraz, it had an interesting edge to it. I think the tannin component has lowered the score and contributed to it’s imbalance. Im going with 87 points and 3 stars. Salut….