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Fetish The Watcher Shiraz 2006

Fetish The Watcher Shiraz 2006

Syrah/Shiraz from Barossa Valley, Australia

Price: $22.00 $13.99
Save $8.01 (36%)
Item No. 102577
  • WS91
  • RP90
Style: Smooth & Supple

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:

Winemaker's Notes

The Watcher. It is an image steeped in legend and mystery. It implies transcendence and authority. The Watcher is a being of knowledge, of understanding, of concern, of influence.

At Fetish Wines, we value this level of attention to every step of the winemaking process, from the soil to the bottle. We do not want to manipulate wine, but to craft it by the subtle direction that can only be achieved through an intimate relationship with the land.

For this wine, Rolf Binder is The Watcher

Critical Acclaim

"Supple, generous and deftly balanced to show plenty of ripe cherry and plum fruit, shaded with sweet spices. But there's not a lot of weight, and this finishes with elegance and restraint. Shiraz. Best from 2010 through 2020."
91 Points

"The 2006 The Watcher Shiraz offers up a nose of wood-smoke, tar, blueberry, and blackberry. This leads to a thick, structured wine with excellent layering of fruit, intense flavors, and a lengthy, fruit-filled finish. Give it 2-3 years to unfold and drink it through 2016."
90 Points

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Rating:
(3/23/2011)
Style: Big & Bold
Cheap, 90 points, delicious and an amazing label - what else can you ask for?
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Feng - Washington, DC (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/23/2010)
Can drink it any day of the week, with a wide variety of food. It is dry and smooth, with light caramel and chocolate taste on top of black berry, figs, and currant taste. A little light and simple on the body but not too thin due to its great flavors. Considering ordering more as house red if price drops from $13.99 to $10.99. Solid 91 if you like supple and versatile wine.
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Imewine - Harrisburg, PA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(3/24/2011)
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Learn About Fetish

Fetish Wine was introduced with the release of the 2004 vintage The Watcher, a Barossa Valley Shiraz made by Rolf Binder at his acclaimed Veritas Winery. The brand combined high-quality wine, a prestigious appellation and a celebrity winemaker all wrapped up in cutting edge packaging. Shortly after this initial release a new project came together, this time partnering with Wayne...

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Learn About Barossa Valley

The Barossa zone consists of two sections - the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Wines from the Eden Valley can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley. Situated just a bit east of the large city of Adelaide, Barossa is Australia's wine headquarters. Mega producers are based here, boutique wineries call it home and a majority of the habitants claim their income on the wine...

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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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