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Date Printed: 4/26/2015
Yalumba Barossa Shiraz 2004
Yalumba Barossa Shiraz 2004
(search item no. 89752)
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/26/2015: $14.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

"The 2004 Shiraz is a knock out bargain. Boasting plenty of peppery, tapenade, blackberry, currant, spicy oak, and earth notes, this intense, rich, full-bodied red will provide a generous mouthful of silky Shiraz over the next 2-3 years."
-The Wine Advocate
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About Yalumba:

Yalumba is Australia's oldest family-owned winery, founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful wineries, owned by 5th generation Robert Hill-Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolades for its outstanding wines, and for its leadership in viticultural innovation and sustainable farming. Yalumba was the first winery in the world to be recognized with the Climate Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (2007), earned the International Green Apple Gold Award from House of Commons (U.K. 2011), and was the first winery outside the United States to win the BRIT International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing Competition (2013). The Yalumba portfolio commences with the fresh and flavorsome varietal wines of the Y Series, then moves up to the Samuel’s Garden line to capture the essence of the classic Rhone-influenced varietals of the Barossa and Eden Valleys, explores sub-regional complexity through innovative, modern wines in the Hand Pickedline, and culminates with the coveted, collectible Yalumba Rare and Fine wines including Signature and Octavius.