Eppalock Ridge Shiraz Heathcote 2005
This wine deserves a 5 rating. it was just excellent. I had the rest of the bottle this evening and wanted to get a case. Difficult to do as it is hard to find. I did find a place in Houston but don't live there.Add winemaker's notes
This wine deserves a 5 rating. it was just excellent. I had the rest of the bottle this evening and wanted to get a case. Difficult to do as it is hard to find. I did find a place in Houston but don't live there.
External Reviews for Eppalock Ridge Shiraz Heathcote
90 pts, Robert Parker Jr’s The Wine Advocate, #173The 2004 Shiraz is a saturated purple/black. The complex perfume includes damp earth, mineral, smoke, pepper, blueberry, and blackberry. Thick and e
Medium ruby. Intensely floral, with pungent aromas of smoked bacon and blackberry, accented by a note of espresso. Rich and full, with black currant and mocha flavors and an attractive supple texture. Concentrated and long on the finish, which shows lingering dark berry flavor and solid but harmonious tannins.
This is a spicy, medium-bodied shiraz full of flavor. The earthy overtones mold perfectly with the dark cherry flavors to form a near perfect finish.
Eppalock Ridgersquo;s dense ruby/purple-colored 2002 Shiraz exhibits terrific intensity as well as a big, fragrant nose of ground pepper, forest floor, blackberry liqueur, and sweet licorice as well as figs. This full-bodied, layered, voluptuously textured, sexy red should be drunk over the next 5ndash;7 years.
The outstanding 2001 Shiraz boasts a saturated dark ruby/purple color, medium to full body, ripe, concentrated, earthy, black fruit flavors, impressive purity, and a long seamless finish. Anticipated maturity: now-2010.
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