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Date Printed: 9/21/2014
Marquis Philips Shiraz 2005
Marquis Philips Shiraz 2005
(search item no. 88330)
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The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 9/21/2014: $18.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine News rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Number 64 on the Wine.com 100 of 2007!

This 2005 Shiraz shows generous and concentrated fruit with its flavors of dense dark chocolate, licorice, and spice. 100% barrel fermented in new and 1 year old American oak and barrel matured for 12 months. It has silky, smooth tannins and shows creamy developed characters and is overwhelmingly, mouthfillingly delicious.

"Cut from the same mold as the Sarah's Blend, the inky/blue/purple-colored 2005 Shiraz offers up sweet, rich aromas of blackberries, toasty wood, licorice, and a touch of pepper. This dense, opulent, fleshy, full, rich, mouthfilling, concentrated Shiraz should drink well for 3-4 years.""- The Wine Advocate"

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About Marquis Phillips:

Marquis Philips is a collaboration between American Dan Philips and Australian winemakers to make the most delicious, power-packed wines on the planet. Marquis Philips began with a simple goal: to control the entire winemaking process, soup to nuts, from concept to vineyard, to market, to wine style, to price. The winemakers aim to create wines that are pleasure-giving, dark, ripe, sweet, gulpable, loud, yet subtle, sweet and gentle with a long finish, elegant, Turley-esque, and powerful.