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2000 Penfolds Rwt Shiraz
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2000 Penfolds Rwt Shiraz

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Vineyard

Penfolds

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red Wine

Wine Description

Number 6 on Wine Spectator's 2003 Top 100 Wines! A modern Penfolds classic that is at once both sophisticated and hedonistic. Dense crimson red in the glass. On the nose, rich, saturated, Christmas pudding-like fruit and stylish French oak are immediately obvious, followed by more subtle aromas of dried glace fruits and underlying dark liquorice and prune. A sleek, luscious Barossa Valley Shiraz in which a core of blueberry fruit and ripe tannins contribute to phenomenal length of flavour. Ther...

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Vineyard

Penfolds

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red Wine

Number 6 on Wine Spectator's 2003 Top 100 Wines! A modern Penfolds classic that is at once both sophisticated and hedonistic. Dense crimson red in the glass. On the nose, rich, saturated, Christmas pudding-like fruit and stylish French oak are immediately obvious, followed by more subtle aromas of dried glace fruits and underlying dark liquorice and prune. A sleek, luscious Barossa Valley Shiraz in which a core of blueberry fruit and ripe tannins contribute to phenomenal length of flavour. Ther...

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    gift from mary's cousin eric in Canberra

    about 4 years
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  • Wine.com
    Number 6 on Wine Spectator's 2003 Top 100 Wines! A modern Penfolds classic that is at once both sophisticated and hedonistic. Dense crimson red in the glass. On the nose, rich, saturated, Christmas pudding-like fruit and stylish French oak are immediately obvious, followed by more subtle aromas of dried glace fruits and underlying dark liquorice and prune. A sleek, luscious Barossa Valley Shiraz in which a core of blueberry fruit and ripe tannins contribute to phenomenal length of flavour. There...
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 148 on Aug-03
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/03
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for Australia-South Australia-Adelaide-Barossa: 88 (average year)

    Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill