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2003 Thorn-Clarke Shotfire Cuvee (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Thorn-Clarke Wines thornclarkewines.com   details
Appellation: Barossa Valley - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz - Cabernet Sauvignon - Mourvèdre
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$15.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
rated: April 11, 2007 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
90 points " The 2003 Shotfire Ridge Barossa Cuvee, a blend of 43% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Shiraz, 13% Cabernet Franc, 11% Merlot, and 4% Petit Verdot, possesses a dense ruby/purple color as well as a big, sweet nose of creosote, black cherries, currants, licorice, and vanilla. Sweet (from outstanding ripeness, not residual sugar), full-bodied, and fleshy, it provides a big, savory mouthful of South Australian fruit. Drink it over the next 4-5 years. This successful, reasonably large operation (666 acres) with vineyards dating back to the 1850s offer an assortment of wines under various labels (Milton Park, Terra Barossa, Shotfire Ridge, and William Randall). Their offerings are undeniably seductive, modern-styled, classic South Australian wines exhibiting copious quantities of upfront fruit, full body, and abundant oak. The proprietors claim they “over deliver.” Importers: Kysela Pere et Fils, Winchester, VA; tel (540) 722-9228 and Grape Expectations Wine Imports, Raleigh, NC; tel. (919) 781-1655" Best 2005-2010
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