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Archetype Shiraz Barossa Valley 2006

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Wine Tasting Notes Layers of opulent red berry flavors, with a touch of mocha and smoked meat, this wine has all the characteristics of classic Shiraz from the Barossa Valley. Minimal vineyard irrigation, low yielding vines, and a variety of vine ages (5 years to more than 50 years) gives this Shiraz its layers and fruit intensity, but with a graceful balance.

Region: Australia

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  • 2006

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Color: Red
Varietal: Syrah
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Snooth User: Creole Williams
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2.00 5
04/11/2011

Severely lacking acid. Nose was jammy. The beginning of this wine was very sweet with a lot of heat. Finishes a little dryer but still too hot. Drink this wine chilled if you have to at all.

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  • Snooth User: gsbmartin
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    3.50 5
    10/24/2010

    I found this to be a 7 1/2 in a 1-10 "delicious scale". I can sense the 48% Australian shiraz coming through nicely into the cab side. I'm glad I purchased two bottles of this '06!



    Wine Tasting Notes Layers of opulent red berry flavors, with a touch of mocha and smoked meat, this wine has all the characteristics of classic Shiraz from the Barossa Valley. Minimal vineyard irrigation, low yielding vines, and a variety of vine ages (5 years to more than 50 years) gives this Shiraz its layers and fruit intensity, but with a graceful balance.

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