Glaetzer Shiraz Barossa Valley
6 Ratings
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6 Ratings
Glaetzer Shiraz Barossa Valley

Wine Details

Vineyard

Glaetzer

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

Wine Advocate #167 (Oct 2006) Readers should think of it as a French Vacqueyras on steroids. From 60-year-old vines in the Ebenezer district of Barossa, the 2005 Shiraz Bishop sees mostly French oak. It reveals a dense ruby/purple hue, beautiful, attractive notes of pepper, spice box, blackberries, and currants, and amazing richness as well as surprising elegance and definition. It can be consumed over the next 10-15 years.

"The 2006 Wallace, tasted from a barrel sample, is a 70% Shiraz, 30% Grenache blend with an identical oak treatment. The 2006 is more structured than the 2005 but they could otherwise pass as identica...

International Wine Cellar 91

The Wine Advocate 94

James Halliday 90

Vineyard

Glaetzer

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Wine Advocate #167 (Oct 2006) Readers should think of it as a French Vacqueyras on steroids. From 60-year-old vines in the Ebenezer district of Barossa, the 2005 Shiraz Bishop sees mostly French oak. It reveals a dense ruby/purple hue, beautiful, attractive notes of pepper, spice box, blackberries, and currants, and amazing richness as well as surprising elegance and definition. It can be consumed over the next 10-15 years.

"The 2006 Wallace, tasted from a barrel sample, is a 70% Shiraz, 30% Grenache blend with an identical oak treatment. The 2006 is more structured than the 2005 but they could otherwise pass as identica...

International Wine Cellar 91

The Wine Advocate 94

James Halliday 90

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate