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Q58 Two Hands 00011365 Two Hands Shiraz Harry & Edward 2005

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Exhibiting lush, berry-fruit flavours and ripe tannins. A very attractive wine that clearly demonstrates why Langhorne Creek is one of Australia's great wine regions. Full-bodied style with mouth-coating tannins backed by powerful red fruits and a cedar vanilla spice; a lingering finish.

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Two Hands Wines Pty Ltd:
The 'two hands' are Michael Twelftree and Richard Mintz who formed the company in 1999 with the clear objective of making the best possible shiraz based wines from prized shiraz producing regions within Australia. Michael Twelftree, initially from a construction background, spent a number of years exporting Australian wine to USA and Asia. Richard Mintz, a chartered accountant, was f... Read more
The 'two hands' are Michael Twelftree and Richard Mintz who formed the company in 1999 with the clear objective of making the best possible shiraz based wines from prized shiraz producing regions within Australia. Michael Twelftree, initially from a construction background, spent a number of years exporting Australian wine to USA and Asia. Richard Mintz, a chartered accountant, was formerly CEO of one of Australia's leading cooperages in the Barossa Valley, South Australia. With Twelftree’s contacts and wine savvy approach and Mintz’s management skills and business acumen, the two old friends decided to make some wine together. In 2000 they started with just 17 tonnes of fruit from the McLaren Vale and Padthaway wine regions. From the beginning the wines were very well received at home and abroad with a healthy stream of reviews, culminating in 2004 with Robert M. Parker pronouncing Two Hands as "the finest negociant operation south of the equator". The heart of the operation is based in the Barossa Valley; the cellar door and winery are located in the sub district of Marananga. Opened in December 2003, the cellar door is already regarded as one of the highlights of the region with its contemporary interior design and commitment to providing guests with an educational and personal wine experience. The Marananga winery was officially opened in November 2004, designed specifically for small batch production of the very best parcels of fruit. Since the winery opened, Two Hands sucess has gone from strength to strength with numerous accolades defining the culture of the organisation. Two Hands Wines were listed in the Wine Spectator Top 100 for the last five years with two listings in the top 10, most recently the 2005 Bella's Garden Barossa Valley Shiraz at #5 and The Ares voted one of the 25 Benchmark Wines of Australia. Consistent 90+ reviews from Robert Parker Jnr's Wine Advocate, Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, James Halliday's Wine Companion, Wine Spectator and the UK Decanter magazine is further testament to the company's ability to capture the terroir of each vineyard and carefully nurture the characteristics of each parcel. Two Hands continues to extend its distribution around the world, branching out from the Australian domestic and United States of America markets to now include the export markets of the United Kingdom, Asia, Canada, New Zealand and the European Union. Two Hands Wines are eagerly awaited, the markets and consumers demonstrating a thirst for top end Australian wine, in particular shiraz from South Australian wine regions. Read less
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Member Reviews for Q58 Two Hands 00011365 Two Hands Shiraz Harry & Edward

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04/18/2009

This has to be the best red wine I have ever had. I am a chardonney kind of chick, so when a friend asked me to try this I was skeptical. It had a rich bold flavor and lots of currant blend taste.


External Reviews for Q58 Two Hands 00011365 Two Hands Shiraz Harry & Edward

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
11/25/2009

WS: 91 Points


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
10/24/2011

Silky, supple and generous, this is a big mouthful of sweet plum, currant and creamy vanilla flavors that linger nicely on the long, well-formed finish. Drink now through 2015. 925 cases made. -HS ** Only 8 in Stock **


External Review
01/12/2010

91 winespectatoronline


External Review
03/23/2009

The Garden Series is a collection of six wines from the finest Shiraz producing regions in Australia. The company's motto is "Quality without compromise" - top-shelf specimen of Aussie shiraz.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
11/04/2014

Silky, supple and generous, this is a big mouthful of sweet plum, currant and creamy vanilla flavors that linger nicely on the long, well-formed finish. Drink now through 2015. 925 cases made. HS - Wine Spectator Magazine 91 Points** Only 6 in Stock **


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
12/17/2014

Silky, supple and generous, this is a big mouthful of sweet plum, currant and creamy vanilla flavors that linger nicely on the long, well-formed finish. Drink now through 2015. 925 cases made. –HS - Wine Spectator Magazine 91 Points ** Only 6 in Stock **



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Exhibiting lush, berry-fruit flavours and ripe tannins. A very attractive wine that clearly demonstrates why Langhorne Creek is one of Australia's great wine regions. Full-bodied style with mouth-coating tannins backed by powerful red fruits and a cedar vanilla spice; a lingering finish.

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