RockBare 2002 McLaren Vale South Australia Shiraz ($12.99)
This inky dark-ruby wine shows typical Shiraz black-fruit aromas with a "dusty" note; shy blueberry scents emerge with swirling and time in the glass. Plummy and warm on the palate, with a distinct edge of oak that doesn't quite integrate with the fruit; still, it's a full-bodied red and a good quaff. US Importer: Click Imports, Sseattle. (Nov 7, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Hearty braised lamb shanks stand up well to the wine's robust fruit and oak.

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