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Grant Burge Shiraz Filsell 2001

Member Review by MarioRobles:

I have never been a fan of Barossa Shiraz. this is a good wine for the 'style' - big, bold, robust, a "man's red" but I prefer a cool-climate Shiraz or from the Yarra Valley or Clare Valley. 88/100

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Grant Burge Wines Pty Ltd:
Grant Burge is a fifth-generation Barossa vigneron and winemaker. Throughout his career, Grant has been one of the most respected and innovative forces in the Australian wine industry. The history of the Burge family and their long association with winemaking in the region can be traced back to March 1855, when noted tailor John Burge immigrated to the Barossa from Hillcot, near Pewsey in Wi... Read more
Grant Burge is a fifth-generation Barossa vigneron and winemaker. Throughout his career, Grant has been one of the most respected and innovative forces in the Australian wine industry. The history of the Burge family and their long association with winemaking in the region can be traced back to March 1855, when noted tailor John Burge immigrated to the Barossa from Hillcot, near Pewsey in Wiltshire, England with his wife Eliza and their two sons. With help from his sons Meshach and Henry, John’s farm flourished with wheat, sheep and viticulture. His eldest son Meshach continued the farming tradition and was a prominent community leader. He married Emma in the early 1900s and they had eight children. First-born Percival established the Wilsford Winery in 1916, beginning the Burge winemaking tradition. Percival had two sons, Noel and Colin, and Colin and his wife Nancy had one son, Grant. Following in the footsteps of his father and forefathers before him, Grant now carries the winemaking tradition into the 21st century Read less

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Snooth User: MarioRobles
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3.50 5
03/06/2009

I have never been a fan of Barossa Shiraz. this is a good wine for the 'style' - big, bold, robust, a "man's red" but I prefer a cool-climate Shiraz or from the Yarra Valley or Clare Valley. 88/100


Snooth User: caseystaar
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4.00 5
03/13/2009

Four glasses



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