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Date Printed: 10/25/2014
Elderton Shiraz 2006
Elderton Shiraz 2006
(search item no. 100040)
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International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 10/25/2014: $24.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 Australian Wine Companion rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2004 Australian Wine Companion rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A rich and vibrant dark purple. Chocolate, vanilla and plums on the nose. Great power to palate, with loads of rich plummy and chocolate flavors. Also showing fine, lingering and integrated tannins.

A great match for richly flavored meats, game or mature cheddars.

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About Elderton:

Established in 1982 by Lorraine and Neil Ashmead, Elderton Wines is now run by the second generation - Cameron and Allister Ashmead. They are custodians of a Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot Barossa floor vineyard, with plantings dating back to 1894. At present, they have been listed multiple times among Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines and received numerous other prestigious accolades.