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Penfolds RWT Shiraz Barossa Valley

Wine Details

Vineyard

Penfolds

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) 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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  • Wine Spectator
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/19/2012
  • Wine Advocate
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 167 on Oct-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/06
  • 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