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Cumulus Wines "Climbing" Shiraz - 2015

Item # 38453 750mL
$14.96 $9.96 / Single Bottle
You Save 33%
$179.52 $107.57/ Case of 12
You Save 40%
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Red
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Tasting Notes

From the cool climate and high elevation of the Orange region, this Shiraz shows great concentrated fruit loaded with plum and dark berry flavors. With a hint of spice and mild tannins, this wine makes a great match with BBQ, burgers or braised short ribs.


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