"While hardly a bargain, no one should complain about the screw cap-finished $45, 95-point 2002 Shiraz. A stunning effort produced from 10- to 150-year-old vines, it was aged in both French and American oak. According to importer Dan Philips, proprietor/winemaker Rob Gibson, a vineyard manager at Penfolds for many years, is a knowledgeable specialist in old vine Barossa vineyard sites. Gibson has fashioned an opulent, rich, blackberry, charcoal-infused, full throttle 2002 Shiraz offering adequate acidity, a wealth of fruit and glycerin, and a long, heady finish. It will drink well for 7-10 years."