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Date Printed: 7/24/2014
Peter Lehmann Shiraz 2006
Peter Lehmann Shiraz 2006
(search item no. 97302)
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Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
Australian Wine Companion rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 7/24/2014: $15.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 88 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 87 points
2008 Australian Wine Companion rating: 91 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 90 points
2004 Australian Wine Companion rating: 89 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1998 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

#54 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2009

The wine has a deep center with a dark red rim. The bouquet shows lashings of classical Barossa Shiraz chocolate and plum aromas, given a gentle life from the well seasoned French oak notes. It is a robustly structured wine, with a mouth-filling, generous fruit clothing its firm muscularity. It finishes firm with powdery tannins. It is a fine example of Barossa Shiraz from a top vintage year.

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About Peter Lehmann:

The history of Peter Lehmann Wines is intrinsically linked to the events that made the Barossa famous. Formed in 1979 by Peter Lehmann to assist the grape growers of the region who at the time were facing financial ruin, they now enjoy the rewards of longstanding friendships and loyalty. Each vintage, over 160 grape growers supply Peter Lehmann with the best fruit from over 900 of the best vineyards located throughout the Barossa. These amazing resources enable them to craft wines for every occasion, including their flagship, Stonewall. Peter Lehmann Wines has developed a reputation as one of Australia's most respected, energetic and innovative premium wine producers and today, the team continues to create wines that delight wine lovers around the globe.