2001 Barossa Valley Estate E & E Black Pepper Shiraz
"Barossa’s cooperative sets aside its best old vineyards for their high-end wine, and it’s almost always among the best in Australia. This one is typically dense, dark and powerful, a mighty mouthful of black pepper–scented black cherry, stewed plum and licorice flavors that echo beautifully on the long, fine-grained finish."-Wine Spectator Opaque red-purple. Abundance of lifted ripe red and black berries, vanillin, spices and pepper. Palate: Firm structure, exceptional length with firm, fine gr...
Wine & SpiritsColour showing some maturity. Nose packed with cherry, spice and black pepper. Followed by coffee and chocolate. Rich, full mouth has layers of fruit and spicy flavours. Good balance. Firm, but supple tannins. Long finish
International Wine CellarRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on Jul-05
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 92.2 pts. and median of 92 pts. in 21 notes)
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/04
Vintage ChartRating for Australia-South Australia-Adelaide-Barossa: 95 (good year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>