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Date Printed: 8/1/2014
Yalumba Barossa Shiraz 2004
Yalumba Barossa Shiraz 2004
(search item no. 89752)
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 8/1/2014: $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 one of Australia's oldest family-owned wineries and was founded in 1949 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful medium-sized wineries, owned by 6th generation Robert Hill Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolateds for its distinctive wines, as well as for its leadership role in the Australian wine industry in the areas of viti-innovation and environmental policy. The Yalumba premium wine portfolio commences with the fresh and flavorsome varietal wines of the Y Series, then moves up to capture the essence of the Barossa Eden Valleys, explores old world varieties through innovated, modern wines in the Hand Picked line, and culminates with the coveted, collectible Yalumba Rare & Fine wines.