"Big and concentrated this offerings is, appropriately, called The Beast. A 100% Shiraz that is given the Full Monty treatment of new oak and extreme ripeness in the vineyards, the 2003 Shiraz The Beast possesses fabulous aromas of smoked meats, blackberry jam, earth, and white flowers. With extraordinary intensity, an unctuous texture, and tremendous persistence, it is the type of wine that appears capable of being produced only in the Barossa Valley. It should drink well for 10-15+ years.
This red is a concentrated, full-throttle effort representing a classic example of Barossa winemaking, and, like so many Australian and New Zealand wines, it is finished with a screw cap."