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Nine Stones Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - Dark and focused, with black cherry and green olive flavors that come together harmoniously against prickly tannins. Drink now through...
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Peter Lehmann Shiraz Stonewell 2009 750ml

Rated 90 - Deep garnet-purple in color the 2009 Stonewell Shiraz presents an evolving nose of stewed plums, blackberry preserves and dried...
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Torbreck Run Rig 2010 750ml

Rated 100 - Deep garnet-black with a hint of purple to the color, the 2010 RunRig taunts at first with a slightly closed nose before it engages...
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Torbreck Run Rig 2012 750ml

Rated 97+ - Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2012 Run Rig offers a nose of baked cherries and raspberry preserves with suggestions of violets,...
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Torbreck The Factor 2009 750ml

Rated 94 - Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2009 The Factor begins with lovely warm blackberry and creme de cassis notes highlighted by mulberries,...
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Torbreck The Struie 2011 750ml

Rated 92+ - The deep garnet-purple colored 2011 The Struie is a Shiraz blend from the Barossa and Eden Valleys. It has an indulgent nose of...
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Two Hands Shiraz Bella's Garden 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - Soft and expressive, layering plum, currant and clove hints into a beautifully textured package, all pointing toward the long, generous...
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Two Hands Shiraz Gnarly Dudes 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Dark and brooding, with blackberry, cherry and gentle spice flavors unfolding on the smooth, meaty frame. The finish persists against...

Barossa Syrah

The Barossa Valley in Australia is one of the New World's most interesting wine regions, having been established in the late 19th century by German settlers. The region benefits enormously from the relatively temperate climate, which ranges from being hot on the lower parts of the valley, to quite cool as the altitude increases on the valley slopes. Barossa Valley produces mostly Shiraz wines, and has become one of the key Australian regions for this distinctive grape varietal which has gone on to be a major grape for the Australian wine industry. Despite suffering from a poor reputation in the mid 20th century, by the 1980s, plenty of unique and forward-thinking wineries set up in Barossa to take advantage of its excellent climate, and set about producing the excellent red and white wines which the region is famed for today.
Known as Syrah in most countries around the world, and Shiraz in Australia and certain other regions of the New World, this grape varietal has proven over the centuries to be one of the most powerful and flavorful red wine grapes there is. It is now one of the planet's most widely grown grapes, and is a favorite with wineries as a result of its robustness and versatility. It isn't easy to identify many characteristics of this particular varietal, due to the fact that it is highly versatile and shows significant differences in flavor and character depending on the terroir it is grown in, and the climatic conditions of the region. However, Syrah is most widely associated with full bodied, strong and loud red wines, packed full of fruity and spicy flavors, held in a beautifully deep red liquid.