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Gibson Barossavale Wines - A.O.V.C - Shiraz- 2003 - 6L - 1 Imperial Lot - Presentation Case

$1,000.00 $750.00 Sale Sold out

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Private Sale- priced per LOT inc. GST (if applicable) and commission.

  • 95 Points RPJ
  • Actual Imperial in photograph
  • Zero Ullage
  • Slight Imperfections on Labels and Wax capsule
  • 93/100 Cellar Tracker
  • Barossa  
  • South Australia
95 points Wine Advocate

Outer quote mark A profound offering fashioned from 93- to 140-year-old vines, the 2003 Old Vine Collection Shiraz boasts extraordinary elegance and precision along with a deep, black raspberry and cassis-scented nose, beautiful sweetness, a peppery, spicy purity on the attack, full body, superb ripeness, decent acidity, and a long, heady, supple finish. It should drink well for a minimum of 10-15 years. (RP) Inner quote mark (10/2005)

93 points Wine Spectator

Outer quote mark Ripe and rich, with a plush, open texture. Shows black cherry, blackberry, dark plum and sweet spice flavours that linger effortlessly through the big, long finish. Attractive for its supple texture and big flavours. Drink now through 2020. Inner quote mark (10/2006)

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The district was settled by British Migrants in the mid 1800's and the wine and the wine region emerged during the mid 18880's. Remnants of the original Grenache plantings still remain in the Blewitt Springs and Clarendon Areas. The oldest plantings are known to produce incredibly richly flavoured wines with the sandy hillside at Blewitt Springs producing more spicy, lively wines.

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