2005 Henry's Drive Pillar Box Red Padthaway
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71 Ratings
2005 Henry's Drive Pillar Box Red Padthaway

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) Brooding, blackberry fruit and dried mint aromas intermingle with dark chocolate, licorice spice, hints of pepper and cedary oak on the nose. The palate exhibits flavours of fresh black and blueberry fruit, toasted dark spice and hints of spearmint. A seamless wine; displaying balance and a fine, long tannin structure.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2007 Vintage) Blend: 65% Shiraz, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot Displaying a dark color and a vibrant purple hue, the 2007 Pillar Box Red has bright aromas of blue and dark berry fruit entwined with licorice, spearmint and cigar box complexity. The palate is rich and fleshy, with flavors of fresh blackcurrant and blueberry fruit combined with orange rind, dark chocolate and spicy smoky oak characters. Whilst the tannins are full, the palate is round, soft and well balanced, leading into a lingering har...

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Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 167 on Oct-06