Sami Odi

Sami-Odi

Hoffmann Dallwitz Syrah 2016

Purple!
This is extremely youthful. Ink, mint, resin, blackberries, black pepper and kalamata olives.
Lots of tannines, which are perfectly ripe and soft, Elegant and powerful, this is so promising, but needs at least three more years in the dungeon. Or 24hr in the decanter.
Truly beautiful, pure and graceful.
— 16 days ago

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Noon Winery

Reserve Langhorne Creek Shiraz 2004

Rob N
9.4

I really enjoyed this Australian shiraz — it reminded me of the Sami-Odi I had a year ago in Hawaii. Inky purple, clear and balanced, quite robust for a wine this age. Robert Parker 98 points, $110. — 4 months ago

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Sami-Odi

5 Yalumba Terrace Angaston Red Blend

14.1% ABV. Blueberry, vanilla and cinnamon bomb. Reminds us of the 1998 Rusden Black Guts or even better. Needs air. Best after open and corked for 2 days. Amazing wine. Loved it! Huge thank you to Lee! — 5 months ago

Shay, Ira and 9 others liked this
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A favorite winery of mine!

Larkmead Vineyards

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Ron R
9.4

Parked the Sam Odi, and went for this.
Restrained Napa cab masquerading as a Bdx. Extremely well done.
— 6 months ago

Eric, Joe and 51 others liked this
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The best valley floor producer north of OAKVILLE
Deborah M

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Nice
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Merry Christmas @Ron R

Sami-Odi

Little Wine #7 Syrah

Similar notes to 48 weeks ago. Raspberry and blackberry - red and black fruits. A blend of 4 vintages but 43% 2017. Also 2016, 2015 and 2012 - all good vintages in the Barossa. A note of dried herbs. As always the feature is the succulent supple silky tannins from the old vine fruit. Interestingly Fraser likes to enjoy the “Little Wines” in a year or two after release. — 21 days ago

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The Standish Wine Company

Single Vineyard Barossa Valley Shiraz 2019

No formal notes. Rich plummy aromas and obviously the product of old vines. Standish has somewhat of a cult wine following in Australia and sells out quickly. I have a variety in my cellar covering 3 Cuvées but yet to open because of the youth of the wines. Rich without weight or heaviness - easy to love. I would argue no better than Sami Odi at less money for the latter. David Trumper, former Delectable correspondent, was a huge fan of Standish. — 5 months ago

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Ceccherini Cristiano

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One of the top wineries in Barossa..my modest opinion..mouthwatering while i think of it😍😱
Bob McDonald

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@Ceccherini Cristiano Thanks Cec your opinion and palate are highly respected.

Sami-Odi

Little Wine #10 Syrah

Ron R
9.0

Switching gears and changing lanes. New bathroom done!
We are a touch surprised by this example.. Vegetal notes on the nose transition to the palate. Nice weight and texture on the mid-palate, with perfect acidity. Notes of coffee, autumn leaves and brown sugar, but not sweet on the finish. Slight meaty note completes a good but not great example.
Day 2. Revising my score downwards.
— 6 months ago

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Brandon T

Brandon T

Interesting notes. I enjoyed little wine #6 and #7, but can’t get my hands on any of the recent vintages to compare.Happy holidays, @Ron R!
Timothy Lynch

Timothy Lynch

A syrah for the bathroom? Now that’s a review. 👍
Ron R

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@Timothy Lynch, any old excuse will do.

Sami-Odi

DW-Old Barossa Valley Syrah 2013

Nothing to add to my previous note of May 11, 2019 nearly 3 years ago. I must admit I don’t see a lot of savoury development with time in cellar. They are delicious when you first open them and 3 years later, much the same with that solid core of old vine fruit and silky tannins still dominating proceedings. — 4 months ago

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Bryan Kesting

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I really enjoy the Sami Odi wines
Bob McDonald

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@Bryan Kesting Me too. Have been buying annually for a long time now.

Sami-Odi

XIV Syrah 2014

Celebrating the arrival of the new allocation🥳 — 5 months ago

Jan, Peter and 14 others liked this
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Lucky you! Usually doesn’t arrive here (Texas) until April.

Sami-Odi

Hoffman Dallwitz Little Wine #8 Syrah

Still very primary.
2018 based, with dollops of 17, 16, 15 and 12.
— 6 months ago

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