Barossa Valley Penfolds Wines RWT Shiraz 2000 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Barossa Valley Penfolds Wines RWT Shiraz 2000

     
  • Red fruit
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  • Gastronomic wine
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  • Icon wine
  • Color:Red
  • 14% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Full-bodied

This Shiraz is characterized by its power and silky tannins enrobed in delicious fruity notes. An excellent gastronomic wine produced by an iconic Australian domain!  More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 torn label, 1 fragile label, 1 damp stained label

Barossa Valley Penfolds Wines RWT Shiraz serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Gigue de chevreuil, Coq au vin, Côtelettes de mouton grillées aux herbes.

Peak: Drink until 2020

What the experts say...

"This is a full-throttle Barossa Shiraz that could not give too hoots about finesse or refinement, but aims straight for hedonism. It is the kind of Shiraz you know you should detest, but cannot help drinking." (N. Martin/R. Parker (06/2012)

Lot presentation
Barossa Valley Penfolds Wines RWT Shiraz

Cuvée presentation

The cuvée RWT Shiraz was created in 1997 and was raised in French oak barrels. RWT stands for “Red Winemaking Trial”, the official name given to the cuvée when it was still in the pipeline. The Shiraz was cultivated on sandy soils which saw periods of extreme heat in February and March, not long before its harvest. We enjoyed its power, depth and silky tannins enveloped in notes of ripe black and red fruits. A super gastronomic wine produced by an emblematic domain of the continent.

Information about domain Penfolds

One of Australia’s most renowned domaines, Penfolds was founded in 1844 by the English doctor Christopher Rawson Penfolds. In its beginnings the domaine produced mainly fortified wines (in the style of Port or Sherry) although dry whites and reds were also made. From 1900, the estate built up an admirable reputation thanks to the ageing potential of its fine reds. From 1950 onwards, Penfolds began producing exclusively red wines made from the Syrah grape varietal by their cellar master Max Schubert. Over the years the domaine has been merged with various companies to become today the property of Treasury Wine Estates. The vineyard is situated in the heart of the Adelaide hills in southern Australia. Penfolds is the standard bearer for fine Australian wine thanks to the high quality and consistency of its cuvées from the flagship to the entry level wines. This is quite a feat considering the estate spans 700 hectares. When it comes to the New World, Penfolds is a leading light.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 torn label, 1 fragile label, 1 damp stained label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
  • French customs seal: no
  • Alcohol percentage: 14 %
  • Country/Region: Australia - Barossa Valley
  • Appellation/Wine: Barossa Valley
  • Vintage: 2000
  • Color: Red
  • Peak: Drink until 2020
  • Service temperature: 16°
  • Viticulture: Conventional 
  • Intensity: Full-bodied
  • Dominant aroma: Red fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: Syrah
Barossa Valley Penfolds Wines RWT Shiraz
Barossa Valley Penfolds Wines RWT Shiraz

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