2000 Greenock Creek Shiraz Apricot Block
Syrah - 750ML
  • WA 96

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WA 96
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2003
The 2000 Shiraz Apricot Block 360 cases produced from microscopic yields of .9 tons of fruit per acre (8-year old vines) tips the scales at 14.5% alcohol and was aged in both new and old large American barrels (called... The 2000 Shiraz Apricot Block 360 cases produced from microscopic yields of .9 tons of fruit per acre (8-year old vines) tips the scales at 14.5% alcohol and was aged in both new and old large American barrels (called hogsheads) prior to being bottled unfiltered. A candidate for “wine of the vintage” in the Barossa it possesses an opaque ruby/purple color as well as tremendous fruit intensity enormous body great purity and a skyscraper-like mid-palate and texture. This dense chewy Barossa classic has a finish that lasts over 60 seconds. Although still somewhat primary it reveals tremendous potential even from this challenging vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2018.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Sub-region Barossa Valley
Vintage 2000