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Date Printed: 11/27/2014
Yangarra Estate Shiraz 2001
Yangarra Estate Shiraz 2001
(search item no. 52790)

PRICE ON 11/27/2014: $9.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Australian Wine Companion rating: 95 points
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2010 Tasting Panel rating: 91 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 92 points
2009 Decanter rating: 92 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2008 Australian Wine Companion rating: 92 points
2007 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2004 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The signature varietal of Australia, sourced from South Eastern Australia's premier wine-growing regions! Grapes from the Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale contribute rich, mature fruit flavors, while cooler climate grapes from the Adelaide Plains and the Adelaide Hills introduce the spicy character, resulting in the perfect blend.

This deep ruby colored wine offers pleasing aromas of rich blackberry fruit, varietal spice, and hints of vanilla. Flavors extend onto the palate with lush plum and dark cherry essence, along with complex layers of vanilla oak and black pepper. Abundant tannins are soft and silky, for a full-bodied impression on the palate that concludes with a long lingering finish.

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About Yangarra Estate:

Yangarra Estate is as true to its Australian roots as the soil from which its unparalleled flavors are born. Yangarra Estate only selects fruit from the top appellations of Australia, then uses both Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates and Australian innovative winemaking approach to produce varietal wines of inimitable quality.

Australian winemaker, Peter Fraser, teamed up with KJWE's Winemaster Randy Ullon to blend and bottle Yangarra Park wines in the famous Barossa Valley of South Australia. Peter brings his widely regarded depth and breadth of knowledge of each of Australia's finest winemaking regions. Peter's deft and cosmopolitan wine style results from more than eight years experience in the Australian wine industry.