2004 Two Hands Ares Shiraz
Ares is one of three Flagships, representing the very finest selection of Barossa Valley Shiraz made by Two Hands. Dense purple black to the core. Layers of black fruit with a waft of cedary oak. Layers of complexity on the palate framed by well handled oak and a fine integrated tannin structure.
International Wine CellarInky violet. Initially brooding, dense and chocolaty, then quickly unwinds to show the full range of dark fruit tones: boysenberry, mulberry, blueberry, blackberry and cassis. A complicating note of smoked meat emerges with air, along with sexy oak spice that adds a sweet impression but doesn't get in the way. Huge, mouthfilling, layered and rich but also remarkably fresh and vibrant, with the dark berry flavors joined by a brighter cherry quality that adds vibrancy and thrust. A powerful sugges...
Wine SpectatorRating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/06
User Tasting Note
rinnocenziWS 97 WA 96