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2004 Godolphin Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley (750ml)
Producer: Glaetzer Wines glaetzer.com
Appellation: Barossa Valley - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz - Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Drink/Mature
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$48.00
Tasting Notes:
tasted: June 2, 2006 , Bryan Gwinn
"Color: dark; Aromas: tree fruit; Sweetness: medium dry; Finish: medium; Outstanding flavor... smoooooooooth."
rated: October 28, 2005 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
98 points "This nearly perfect wine, made from 70% Shiraz (105- to 115-year-old vines) and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon (60- to 90-year-old vines), was cropped at a minuscule .5 to 1 ton of fruit per acre, and spent 15 months in French oak prior to bottling. Its gorgeously sweet, pure nose of crushed rocks, blueberries, cassis, and minerals soars from the glass. Floral-like black and blue fruits, an inky/purple color, and nearly endless depth and persistence on the palate are the stuff of legends. With extraordinary equilibrium, precision, and purity, it represents the apogee of Ben Glaetzer’s winemaking talents."
rated: April 7, 2008 , RP
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