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Date Printed: 7/28/2014
Two Hands Samantha's Garden Shiraz 2010
Two Hands Samantha's Garden Shiraz 2010
(search item no. 121073)
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Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 7/28/2014: $54.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2005 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2004 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Black core, magenta rim. Red/black fruits with earthy aromas including eucalypt, cloves, spice and lifted chocolate notes. As always, the aromas are interesting and ever evolving in the glass. Dense, but fine fruit profile through the palate; plums, spice, bitter chocolate and subtle eucalypt notes with long fine tannins.
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About Two Hands Wines:

Two Hands Wines was founded in 1999 by Michael Twelftree and Richard Mintz. Their aim was, and still is, to produce the best possible wines from prized Shiraz growng regions throughout Australia. "Quality without compromise" is a core value that drives all decisions from fruit and oak selection to packaging and promotion. Winemaker Matt Wenk has been with Two Hands since 2002 and, together with Michael Twelftree, oversees every aspect of the winemaking process. Their flagship Shiraz, Ares, represents the very best parcels in each vintage and is sselected through an intense barrel classification process. This blend of Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale Shiraz displays the incredible depth of flavor and balance that are hallmarks of this wine.