Containing just a dollop of 4.1% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2005 Grange is about 85%+ Barossa fruit with the remaining proportions coming from McLaren vale and Coonawarra. It was aged for 18 months in 100% new American oak hogsheads. The nose begins a bit animal with some smoked game, mincemeat and bacon notes emerging over the freshly crushed, sun-warmed blackberries, black currant WA97 cordial, earth, black truffles, anise and allspice. Rich and full with very firm very fine tannins and very crisp acid, it gives a long finish layered with coffee, mincemeat and toast. Drink it 2013 to 2025+.
|Two Hands Shiraz Angel`s Share -- 2004 750mL (1)||WA95||$59.00|
|Hundred Acre Shiraz Ancient Way Vineyard Summer`s Blocks -- 2005 750mL (1)||WS93 OWC||$125.00|
|Greenock Creek Shiraz Apricot Block -- 2001 750mL (10)||WA99||$195.00|
|John Duval Wines Plexus -- 2007 750mL (1)||ST92||$29.00|
Chapoutier and Laughton Shiraz Cluster M45 -- 2010
In Transit: Arrives approximately October 30, 2014