Woop Woop


Sounds like I’m cheering, right?  Well, I guess I sort of am.  Found a great new (to me) wine last night.  Was having leftover ‘roo burgers so decided to pick up an Australian wine to pair with them (had beer the first time around).  Wanted to get something I hadn’t tried before.  Found the Woop Woop Shiraz at the store.

Totally not what I was expecting for a(n Australian) Shiraz.  I would say its color was very dark for the varietal and it was also thick/syrupy (best description I can give).  The first thing I got on the nose was pepper, then a light bit of fennel, finally various berries.  Same with the taste.  But, again, the pepper was the most prominent.  What was very interesting is that the wine changed throughout the evening.  Always had a bit of a different character.  Definitely worth checking out, and well priced — low-mid teens.  Also, quick note, it was a screw top, which is becoming much more common.  I call the things easy access.

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