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2002 Gibson's BarossaVale Shiraz (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Gibson's Barossavale Wines barossavale.com   details
Appellation: South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$35.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
rated: October 20, 2004 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
95 points "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." Best 2004-2014
rated: September 30, 2005 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
94 points "Gloriously dark, rich and ripe in flavor, with sweet plum, cherry and scads of exotic spices mingling in the mouth, offering layers of flavor, swarms of fine tannins and tremendous length. A vineyard-driven wine. This is a keeper. Best from 2008 through 2020. 800 cases imported. (HS)" Best 2008-2020
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