Deep dark red color. Black core, bright red meniscus.
Aromas bursts out of the glass almost in a brooding, elegant manner. Juicy red and black fruits with notes of five spice, earth, black pepper and sandalwood.
On the palate fresh juicy fruits erupt and roll across the palate as only a great Barossa Shiraz can. Lovely tactile nature with grippy fine grained tannins. Palate rolls on and on with subtle chocolate and spice notes. A brilliant vintage of Barossa Shiraz yet feels moody and tightly coiled. Watch it fan out after a couple of years in bottle. This will be a
Wine Spectatorwo Hands Shiraz Barossa Valley Bella’s Garden 2012 • $69
Utterly seamless, focused, powerful and elegant, layered with cherry, boysenberry and red plum fruit, revealing glints
of coffee, jasmine and cardamom that add extra nuances. Delivers complexity without extra weight. The finish won’t
quit. Drink now through 2022. 6,000 cases made.
The Wine AdvocateDeep garnet-purple in color, the 2012 Bella's Garden Shiraz has a nose of blackberry preserves and warm cassis with hints of menthol, dark chocolate, cardamom and cedar. Full-bodied and richly fruited in the mouth, the abundant fruit is well matched by firm, rounded tannins and refreshing acid before finishing with great length. Drink it now to 2024+.