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2015 Ochota Barrels “I Am the Owl Syrah”, Adelaide Hills, SA

Not all these young reds need to be drunk early. Some - this one in particular - have what it takes to age gracefully for many years, as well as being ravishing right now: stunning amalgam of black pepper and black berries and sinewy black tannin. $40, ochotabarrels.com


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