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16 Ratings
Glaetzer Amon-Ra Unfiltered Shiraz

Wine Details

Vineyard

Glaetzer

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Wine Description

Amon-Ra is considered to be the king of all gods. The temple of Amon-Ra, now known as the temple of Karnak, was believed to be the first temple to ever plant a mono-culture vineyard to produce wine for the citizens of the temple. Rameses 111 lists 513 vineyards belonging to the temple of Amon-Ra. The eye on the front of the label is the all-seeing eye of Horus. The ancient Egyptian eye of Horus or wedjat ("whole one") is a powerful symbol of protection. The eye of Horus is represented as a figu...

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  • International Wine Cellar
    Glass-staining ruby. Exotically perfumed bouquet displays scents of raspberry, cherry-vanilla, sassafras, Asian spices and sandalwood. Juicy, mineral-laced red and dark berry flavors gain power and structure with air, picking up notes of anise, allspice and clove. The spiciness extends through a very long, sappy and gently sweet finish. Built to age but offers a lot of complexity right now.
  • Robert Parker
  • Wine Advocate