1999 Petaluma Chardonnay
Petuluma has sought to find the ideal region for each of the great varieties and Petalumas 1998 Shiraz is the first release of a long contemplated and patient execution of this regional varietal combination, which is a new dimension in Australian Shiraz. The climate, soils and geology of Mount Barker in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia seemed ideal to me for the production of Shiraz and the experiment worked. The 1998 Petaluma Shiraz has the glass staining colour intensity and concentratio...
Wine SpectatorRating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/02
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