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Greenock Creek Shiraz Barossa Valley Creek Block 2001

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

A perfect wine, the magnificent 2001 Shiraz Creek Block (240 cases) exhibits notes of burning embers, melted road tar, truffles, blackberries, and creme de cassis. With huge glycerin and a full-bodied, sensational finish, it represents the essence of... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from South Australia in Australia. 2001 Greenock Creek Shiraz Creek Block 750ml

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Greenock Creek Wines Pty Ltd:
my restaurant has been selling 3 of this estate's wines in the 5 year's i've worked there. the 1998 '7 acre shiraz' was always one of the big hits of our list and i got my hands (or tongue) on one of the last bottles before the vintage changed. i was bowled over by the sheer purity of fruit and the length of the flavour on the palate, and most particularity by the elegance of the wine - whilst ... Read more
my restaurant has been selling 3 of this estate's wines in the 5 year's i've worked there. the 1998 '7 acre shiraz' was always one of the big hits of our list and i got my hands (or tongue) on one of the last bottles before the vintage changed. i was bowled over by the sheer purity of fruit and the length of the flavour on the palate, and most particularity by the elegance of the wine - whilst unmistakably 'new world' its fruit was never cloying and its oak was perfectly integrated. the 'alices shiraz' and estate 'cab sav' are from 'lesser' parcels but exhibit the same clarity and pungency as their super-cuvee cousin, from tasting these over the '98-'00 vintages i feel safe recommending the estate as a whole to readers. enjoy! Read less

External Reviews for Greenock Creek Shiraz Barossa Valley Creek Block

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/14/2011

A perfect wine, the magnificent 2001 Shiraz Creek Block (240 cases) exhibits notes of burning embers, melted road tar, truffles, blackberries, and creme de cassis. With huge glycerin and a full-bodied, sensational finish, it represents the essence of... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from South Australia in Australia. 2001 Greenock Creek Shiraz Creek Block 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

The 2001 Shiraz Apricot Block represents a spectacular example of Barossa Shiraz. Made from 10-year-old vines cropped at 1-1.5 tons per acre, it is a dense, full-bodied Shiraz possessing fabulous intensity, great purity, and a multi-tiered, skyscrape... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from South Australia in Australia. 2001 Greenock Creek Shiraz Apricot Block 750ml



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