The Colonial Estate Shiraz Barossa Valley Explorateur 2006

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Very solid Shiraz from down under. Rich texture, truly a meaty Shiraz. Read more

Great shiraz, lovely aftertaste of fruits. The acidity is good--but for the sharpest fruits drink within the first two days of opening. Read more

...big, rich bouquet of melted licorice, blackberry liqueur, pepper, and a hint of road tar. Ripe, full-bodied, supple-textured, and long, it shoul... Read more

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Snooth User: fthead9
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3.00 5
01/28/2010

Very solid Shiraz from down under. Rich texture, truly a meaty Shiraz.

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Snooth User: elliottback
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4.00 5
11/11/2009

Great shiraz, lovely aftertaste of fruits. The acidity is good--but for the sharpest fruits drink within the first two days of opening.


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Vintage: 2003 05/13/2011

...big, rich bouquet of melted licorice, blackberry liqueur, pepper, and a hint of road tar. Ripe, full-bodied, supple-textured, and long, it should drink well for 5-10 years... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from South Australia in Australia. 2003 Colonial Estate, The Shiraz l Explorateur 750ml


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Vintage: 2003 04/17/2009

Auge: dichtes Pflaumenblau/Purpurrot; Nase: mildes Bukett mit Aromen schwarzer Beeren, edler Holzton, Noten von Geröstetem und Haselnüssen; Gaumen: im Mund fleischig, angenehm fruchtig mit samtigen Tanninen und einem sehr aromatischen, langlebigen Abgang.


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