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Penfolds RWT Shiraz Barossa Valley

Wine Details

Vineyard

Penfolds

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Wine Description

Color: Glistening purple Nose: Giveaway, pristine Barossa Valley Shiraz fruit aromas; fresh blueberry pie and blood plum. A barrel-fermented vapor net entraps scents of cinnamon and nutmeg, violet and bergamot. Flirting strawberry yogurt and freshly cut rhubarb aromatics unwittingly entice. A nose of elevated and finessed perfumed high notes a la RWT! Palate: The palate is balanced and full-bodied with a silken, lush, "tofu-like" texture, replete with generous, ripe, even yet firm tannins. Flav...

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    Saturated ruby. Broad, highly aromatic bouquet of blackberry, blueberry, cherry-vanilla and fresh flowers. Spicy red and dark berry liqueur flavors coat the palate, with silky tannins providing firmness. This juicy, suave, very fresh wine finishes with vibrant fruit and excellent length. Delivers serious flavor impact with no excess weight or ripeness. Bet on this rewarding at least a decade of aging.
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 02/09.
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/03.
  • Robert Parker
  • James Halliday