2003 D'Arenberg Ironstone Pressings1 Rating
2003 D'Arenberg Ironstone Pressings
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Wine.comIn its youth, d'Arenberg's The Ironstone Pressings has a deep, dark plum-purple color matched by just as intense black cherry, spice, plum, strawberry, a little liquorice and brooding blackcurrant aromas. Mulberry, ripe plum and fresh pepper dominate the rich full-bodied palate before a long, intense, rolling, dark cherry spice and gritty tannin finish. Eventually, the Grenache and Shiraz blossom as rich, sweet, violet-like scents, with spicy based aroma, before malty, sweet, dark chocolate flavo...
Wine & SpiritsRating: 78.4/100 - As reviewed by Int'l Wine & Spirits Comp. on 11/01/06
Wine AdvocateRating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 161 on Oct-05
Wine SpectatorRating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/05
Vintage ChartRating for Australia-South Australia-Adelaide-Fleurieu-McLaren Vale: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>