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Shiraz, Hobbs of Barossa 2004

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RegionAustralia
SubregionAustralia
ColourRed
TypeStill
Grape VarietyShiraz

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Australia2004Shiraz, Hobbs of Barossa

6 bottle minimum order

BT1 \ 012800.001297 JM1288.88888897.0097.00Shiraz, Hobbs of Barossa0.7510
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Tasting Notes

The spectacular 2004 Shiraz was sourced from vines planted in 1906 with yields a meager 1.25 tons per acre. It was aged for 2 years in new French oak hogsheads (300-liter barrels). Opaque purple-colored, it has a superb bouquet of wood smoke, pencil lead, licorice, blackberry, and blueberry pie. This leads to a full-bodied, mouth-filling, opulent wine with layers of flavor, great depth, and a long, 60-second finish. It has enough structure to evolve for 6-8 years and should drink well through 2025.

97
Jay Miller, Wine Advocate, October 2007
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