Hope Estate

Basalt Block Shiraz

8.738 ratings
8.73 pro ratings
Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia
Shiraz
Beef, Venison, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Lamb, Pasta, Potato, Mushrooms, Salami & Prosciutto, Chili & Hot Spicy, Tomato-Based, Pork, Pungent Cheese, Hard Cheese, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Bob Bryden

Founder The Lake Sommelier, LLC, Author Wine Talk

8.6

Light body, more Rhone like aromas and earthy note. Acidity noticeable with slightly tart fruit.

Light body, more Rhone like aromas and earthy note. Acidity noticeable with slightly tart fruit.

Oct 2nd, 2015
Rashmi Primlani

Mellow, Spicy, Soft Tannins. Drinks like a French Syrah.

Mellow, Spicy, Soft Tannins. Drinks like a French Syrah.

Jan 15th, 2015
Eric Hastings

Beverage and Bar Coordinator Jean-Georges NYC

8.6

Great Hunter Valley Shiraz!

Great Hunter Valley Shiraz!

Dec 14th, 2014
Rebekah Hobbs

Smooth and plummy, earthy.

Smooth and plummy, earthy.

May 31st, 2019
Melissa E

Buying this

Buying this

May 3rd, 2019
Jennifer Mechling

Wonderful aroma. Smooth and velvety. No bitterness. Will definitely get again

Wonderful aroma. Smooth and velvety. No bitterness. Will definitely get again

Jan 7th, 2018
RG Walker

Smooth and favorable. Carries the fruit flavors with light tannin.

Smooth and favorable. Carries the fruit flavors with light tannin.

Nov 13th, 2017
Jeff Yurcan

Just ok.

Just ok.

Jul 28th, 2017
Jackie

Paired with orange chocolate truffle dessert, was an incredible pairing. Excellent wine for the price.

Paired with orange chocolate truffle dessert, was an incredible pairing. Excellent wine for the price.

Jul 1st, 2016
Henry Fuseler

Good. 3/16

Good. 3/16

Mar 27th, 2016