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John Duval Eligo Shiraz 2009

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Winemaker Notes

The nose is youthful and expressive with notes of blackberry, blueberry and dark chocolate. The palate is intense but still restrained, with impressive structure and vibrant dark fruit intensity.

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RP 96
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2009 Eligo Shiraz has pronounced creme de cassis, blueberry preserves and warm mulberry notes with an undercurrent of cedar, lavender, chocolate box, Indian spices and cardamom. Medium to full-bodied and tightly-knit on the palate, it has a vibrant acid line cutting though the dense fruit layers and medium-firm, grainy tannins to support a long and spicy finish. Drink from 2015 to 2025+.
WS 93
Wine Spectator
Focused, expressive, dark and brooding, with plum, black cherry and subtle spice notes that show a touch of leather as the finish presses on against a veil of fine tannins. This features depth and deftness. Shiraz. Best from 2015 through 2020. 200 cases imported.
JS 93
James Suckling

Aromas of ripe berries and plums, as well as raisins and plum pudding. Some pastry dough here, too. Shows the warm January and February heat. The palate has a meaty edge with grilled beef and beef bouillon, as well as rich, dark and blue-fruit flavors. Plenty of tannins. A blend of 78% Barossa Valley and 22% Eden valley. Drink now.

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John Duval is one of Australia's most highly regarded winemakers. Raised on a South Australian farm with three generations of grape growers before him, his vinous path was fated. However, it was during his 28-year tenure with Penfolds that his passion for the famed Barossa Valley flourished. As Chief Winemaker and custodian of Australia's most famous wine, Grange, he was instrumental in establishing Penfolds as one of the world's great wineries. His accolades include being named UK Wine and Spirit Competition's International Winemaker of the Year, Red Winemaker of the Year (twice) and receiving Wine Spectator's Wine of the Year award. In 2003, John embarked on his own label, John Duval Wines, inspired by the best of the Barossa Valley's low-yielding, old vine vineyards. With a deft touch he crafts intense wines that are as complex and distinctive as the diverse terroir of his treasured Barossa Valley.

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Historically and presently the most important wine-producing region of Australia, the Barossa Valley is set in the Barossa zone of South Australia, where more than half of the country’s wine is made. Because the climate is very hot and dry, vineyard managers work diligently to ensure grapes reach the perfect levels of phenolic ripeness.

The intense heat is ideal for plush, bold reds, particularly Shiraz on its own or Rhône Blends. Often Shiraz and Cabernet partner up for plump and powerful reds.

While much less prevalent, light-skinned varieties such as Riesling, Viognier or Semillon produce vibrant Barossa Valley whites.

Most of Australia’s largest wine producers are based here and Shiraz plantings date back as far as the 1850s or before. Many of them are dry farmed and bush trained, still offering less than one ton per acre of inky, intense, purple juice.

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Marked by an unmistakable deep purple hue and savory aromatics, Syrah makes an intense, powerful and often age-worthy red. Native to the Northern Rhône, Syrah achieves its maximum potential in the steep village of Hermitage and plays an important component in the Red Rhône Blends of the south, adding color and structure to Grenache and Mourvèdre. Syrah is the most widely planted grape of Australia and is important in California and Washington. Sommelier Secret—Such a synergy these three create together, the Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre trio often takes on the shorthand term, “GSM.”

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