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Date Printed: 8/21/2014
2 up Shiraz 2011
2 up Shiraz 2011
(search item no. 118970)
screw cap wine


PRICE ON 8/21/2014: $12.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Vibrant crimson in color with purple hues and aromas of rich dark berryfruits with hints of plum, dark cherry and integrated oak. Lifted berries with spicy stewed plums and dark cherries on the palate with a long lingering finish reflecting dark berry fruits and fine tannins.
My Notes:

About 2 up:

2 up is sourced from vineyards located in Southern Fleurieu and McLaren Vale. The vineyards of the Southern Fleurieu contribute color together with a signature blackberry and spice. The McLaren Vale vineyards give depth and texture together with the complex spice, dark plums and cherry always associated with this region. Together the two regions provide depth, complexity and a powerful mid-palate. Two-up is a popular, centuries old, Australian game of chance played in the back of pubs using two pennies and a paddle called a "kip." Bets get placed, coins get tossed, and everyone goes wild till the pennies land… either both heads—a "two-up," tails or odds—a "one-up." If you get a two-up, you double your money. Odds, you simply throw again. If you get two tails, you lose and it's the next thrower's turn.