Annie's Lane Copper Trail Shiraz 2001

Syrah/Shiraz from Clare Valley, Australia

Price: $29.99
Item No. 61767
  • JH95
  • W&S93
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2004
  • JH95

Winemaker's Notes

The wine is a vibrant deep purple in color with intense aromas of blackcurrant, violets, dark berries and a hint of chocolate on the nose. Aromas promised on the nose are delivered in a rich, concentrated and well-balanced full-bodied palate. A backbone of sweet oak and long velvety tannins complete the structure and the wine finishes with a silky mouthfeel and excellent length.

"So I'm a sucker for Clare. It's not just how cool and absolutely balanced this wine feels, with nothing heavy or hot as it melts over you, a shower of flavors and deep, refreshing fruit. The wine puts on its performance, fragrant, fresh, saturated with fruit, then it just stands there, lifted and gleaming, center stage, as if to finish by taunting 'I'm in Clare, and you're not.' And as that pure, bright flavor slowly recedes, the only way to get it back is to take another sip, and gain the pleasure of Clare all over again. A masterwork from winemaker Caroline Dunn."
-Wines & Spirits

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xmatt - Santa Fe, NM (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/27/2010)
When I can find wine as well rated and cheap as this one from from 2001, I backed the truck up and loaded up. I served this wine to my wife and friends and everyone enjoyed it as a smooth and well balanced wine, however it was nothing super. If you are looking for a bargain priced, extremely balanced and mellow red, then this is your wine. If you want something that will knock your socks off, keep looking. Hope this helps! -Matt
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Garry Morgan - Laguna Niguel, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
I recently did a trip to the Barrossa Valley in Australia and tasted some excellent Shiraz. Annie's Lane was a like going down memory lane for me. Great wine and great value.
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(2/29/2012)
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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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