The Colonial Estate Shiraz Explorateur Barossa Valley
13 Ratings
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13 Ratings
The Colonial Estate Shiraz Explorateur Barossa Valley

Wine Details

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

"Exhibits a dense ruby/purple color along with a big, rich bouquet of melted licorice, blackberry liqueur, pepper and a hint of road tar. Ripe, full-bodied, supple-textured, and long, it should drink well for 5-10 years."-Wine Advocate Classic ripe Shiraz that is handpicked from old Shiraz Vines based in the north of the Barossa Valley. The grapes are double-sorted – by bunch and then by grape - on arrival at the winery and, after fermentation, aged in French and American oak for a year. Purple ...

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Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

"Exhibits a dense ruby/purple color along with a big, rich bouquet of melted licorice, blackberry liqueur, pepper and a hint of road tar. Ripe, full-bodied, supple-textured, and long, it should drink well for 5-10 years."-Wine Advocate Classic ripe Shiraz that is handpicked from old Shiraz Vines based in the north of the Barossa Valley. The grapes are double-sorted – by bunch and then by grape - on arrival at the winery and, after fermentation, aged in French and American oak for a year. Purple ...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 155 on Oct-04
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/04