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Annie's Lane Copper Trail Shiraz 2006

Annie's Lane Copper Trail Shiraz 2006

Syrah/Shiraz from Clare Valley, Australia

Price: $30.00 $13.29
Save $16.71 (56%)
Item No. 108622
  • JH94
  • RP91
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2004
  • JH95

Winemaker's Notes

The Annie's Lane Copper Trail Shiraz sourced from the Clare Valley, South Australia is deep purple-red in colour. Intensely fragrant, it displays aromas of blackberry, violets and dark chocolate. The full-bodied, well-balanced palate offers freshly ground coffee, mineral and berry characters, supported by long, velvety tannins and texture on the seamless finish.

Critical Acclaim

"Is full-bodied, but not heavy; there are spice, earth and licorice notes to the core of blackberry fruit; has good tannin and barrel ferment oak inputs."
94 Points

"The purple-colored 2006 Copper Trail Shiraz was aged for 20 months in a mix of new and used French oak. It displays a superb nose of black olives, plum, cassis, black raspberry, and smoky oak. This is followed by a full-bodied, layered, smooth-textured wine with tons of savory black fruits, ripe tannins, and several years of aging potential. Drink this impeccably balanced effort from 2012 to 2018."
91 Points

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Learn About Annie's Lane Map ItMap It

Annie Wayman was a legend in the Clare Valley. She could always be relied upon to bring along sandwiches and a warm drink to harvesters and pruners in the vineyard at the turn of the 20th century. One evening, Annie's horse and cart got bogged in a lane adjacent to one of the valley's best vineyards. Thus, Annie's Lane was born. Annie' s Lane is now one of the finest wineries...

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Learn About Clare Valley

Known for its Rieslings, all in screw cap since the year 2000, the wines of Clare Valley are distinctive. The Riesling here is dry, dry, dry. Delicate yet firm, these wines won't remind you of Germany or Alsace - they have a flavor all their own. The lime flavors and zesty acidity make the wine perfect for summer sipping or pacific rim food (aka, seafood). Notable Facts Since...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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