2001 D'Arenberg Footbolt Shiraz0 Ratings
2001 D'Arenberg Footbolt Shiraz
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Wine.comOutstanding dark, rich, intense and spicy Aussie Shiraz. Four decades of young d'Arenberg Shiraz have been very consistent in color, a deep red-purple, then the immediate hallmarks of spicy, lifted ripe peppery mulberry and blackberry fruit aromas. Richer chocolate, stewed plum mint and spicy, cedary pepper smells and often cinnamon follow the initial attack of primary fruit characters. The Footbolt Shiraz palate is consistently well structured as a young wine, with terrific fruit and oak tannin...
Wine AdvocateRating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 148 on Aug-03
Wine SpectatorRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/03
Vintage ChartRating for Australia-South Australia-Adelaide-Fleurieu-McLaren Vale: 95 (good year)
Drinkability: too young, let it sit