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Date Printed: 5/30/2017
Greenock Creek Alices Shiraz 2005
Greenock Creek Alices Shiraz 2005
(search item no. 98753)
collectible wine
older vintages
has large label

The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 5/30/2017: $72.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

It has plenty of spicy piquancy, from its oak, but theres no chance of that carpentry getting much of a say in. Kahluaand licorice, plum liqueur, Cherry Heering and deep framboise and cassis liqueur swim lazily about in itsincredibly intense bouquet; theres even that wicked black smell of freshly-polished Spanish leather, like greattempranillo. The palate is an unctuous anointing oil from some heavenly religion not yet invented.
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About Greenock Creek:

Greenock Creek Wines is situated at Seppeltsfield in the rolling hills between the hamlets of Greenock and Marananga, on the western edge of the Barossa Valley. The winery's first release was in 1988, when it sold a 1986 Shiraz and a 1988 Chardonnay from its tiny cellar door situated beneath the Waugh's 150 year old stone cottage. Since then the winery has planted, grafted or acquired more vines, and now specialises in premium red wine production. Only grapes grown on the property are used, making it truly an estate winery. The range of wines includes five Shiraz, two Cabernet Sauvignons and a Grenache, all processed at the winery on the Waugh’s Roennfeldt Road property. The wines are released each year in early September and are sold through cellar door, mail order, a selected number of retail outlets in Australia and a small quantity via export. If there is a "Cult" Australian winery, this is it!