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2004 d'Arenberg The Footbolt Shiraz (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: d'Arenberg Vineyards and Winery darenberg.com.au   details
Appellation: McLaren Vale - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$13.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: January 20, 2009 , Mike
91 points "Color: deep; Nose: intense; Aromas: spicy, woody, black berry; Acidity: supple; Sweetness: dry; Body: full-bodied; Finish: persistent; Overall: well balanced; Appearance: Unfined deep garnet, viscous. Nose: Berry, cassis, spice, cedar&(grass) Palette: Plum, black berry, Finish: Robust and persistant. Overall: Balanced and Pleasent. " Best 2009-2011
tasted: May 6, 2008 , rockguit
89 points
tasted: April 20, 2008 , Kerby Scales basicwinetasting.com
"Color: deep; Nose: complex; Aromas: spicy, sweet, red berry, black berry; Sweetness: medium dry; Finish: medium; deep color, fruit aromas, juicy, medium finish, spicy and berry flavor"
tasted: July 11, 2008 , Michele Ciaccio
"Overall: rich; "
tasted: October 28, 2008 , Bill Haggerty
3 stars "Color: deep; Sweetness: dry; Finish: persistent; " Best -2010
rated: February 21, 2008 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
89 points "‘The Footbolt offers a deep ruby/purple color in addition to scents of black currants, licorice, roasted meats, and spicy herbs in its well-made, deep, medium to full-bodied, moderately tannic style. This effort will benefit from another year or so of bottle age, and should keep for 7-8.’"
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