Thorn-Clarke Wines

Sandpiper Shiraz makes the Top 10

The March 2005 issue of Cuisine includled the Sandpiper Shiraz in its list Top Ten under $20 imported wines

***** 2 Thorn-Clarke Sandpiper Shiraz 2003

Thorn-Clarke has grown grapes for other wineries for many years. Now it has its own label, and value for money is exemplary. A combination of blackberry-like fruit, spices, charry oak and syrupy ripeness make this a very generous red to enjoy young, and ripe tannins give it the structure to age well mid-term. [A]