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2004 Yalumba The Octavius Old Vine Shiraz (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Yalumba Wine Company   details
Appellation: Barossa Valley - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz
Maturity: Hold
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: n/a
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: June 4, 2012 , john Foy
4.5 stars "Color: deep; Nose: discreet; Aromas: red berry; Acidity: flat; Sweetness: dry; Body: full-bodied; Finish: very persistent; Overall: rich; "
rated: August 21, 2011 , James Halliday
93 points "Plenty of oak comes through on the bouquet, but the power of the wine is unmistakable; layered with flavour and aroma, this is built on sheer brute force." Best 2013-2019
rated: August 21, 2011 , Oliver Winery
97 points "A superlative Barossa shiraz with a vibrant, floral and spicy perfume of vibrant black and red berries, sweet vanilla/chocolate oak and nuances of mocha. Powerfully concentrated but surprisingly elegant, smooth and silky, its long, seamless palate presents an astonishingly bright and intense expression of crushed berry fruit given its time in new very small smoky oak. Very persistent, it's tightly supported by fine-grained spine of drying and grainy tannin.(19.2/97, YTD 2016-2024+)" Best 2016-2024
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