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Penfolds RWT Shiraz Barossa Valley
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Wine Description

(2002 Vintage) 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 is also a refined, luxurious, praline-like flavou...

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    beautiful nose followed by an interesting tangy but not sour finish. the strength goes off 4 hours later leaving a more subdued nose and finish. still decent but did not exhibit typical Aussie traits.

    over 5 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/19/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 155
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 155 on Oct-04
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator