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2003 Thorn-Clarke Shotfire Shiraz (750ml) [Printable View]
  Producer: Thorn-Clarke Wines thornclarkewines.com   details
Appellation: Barossa Valley - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz - Cabernet Franc
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$16.99
 
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Tasting Notes:
rated: June 19, 2006 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
93 points Best 2008-2020
rated: February 26, 2007 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
92 points "92 points Robert Parker: "The 2005 Shiraz Shotfire Ridge beefs up the oak and fruit intensity in a full-bodied, chocolaty, rich, ball buster styled Barossa Shiraz that coats the palate, stains the teeth, and provides an intense mouthful of wine. It should drink well for 10-12 years. It is a remarkable value." (10/06) 90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Deep, saturated purple. Dusty deep aromas of espresso-tinged blackberry, blueberry and blackcurrant. Lush, velvety and sweet, the blackberry and blueberry flavors veering toward liqueur-like but retaining focus and clarity. I suspect that many hard-core Old World palates might find this a bit too much but I'm impressed." (Jul/Aug 06) "
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