A rich full bodied wine, The Yalumba Barossa Shiraz 2004 is a deep, purple red in colour. The nose displays aromas of lifted, spicy red fruits, combined with eucalypt, mocha and mint. The palate is generously structured with sweet plum fruits and violets and soft, textured tannins.
"A brilliant effort, the 2004 Shiraz/Viognier (95% of the former and 5% of the latter) was aged 12 months in both American and French 300 liter barrels (only 10% new). Super-rich, heady, and full-bodied, it offers aromas of roasted meats, Provencal herbs, blackberries, cassis, new saddle leather, and licorice, terrific fruit as well as texture, and a supple, explosive finish. Drink it over the next 4-5 years."
-The Wine Advocate