Gibson Barossa Shiraz 2005 (Under Stelvin)

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94 Points - James Halliday 

Very powerful, full-bodied regional Shiraz with lots of blackberry, licorice and dark chocolate; built-in tannins and the screwcap underwrite the long future.

Taste & Aroma

Score:94

Very powerful, full-bodied regional Shiraz with lots of blackberry, licorice and dark chocolate; built-in tannins and the screwcap underwrite the long future.

James Halliday

Producer

Rob Gibson's wine interest began whilst working for Penfold’s in Auckland, New Zealand back in 1974. On his return to Australia he began working in the Penfold’s Cellar which started a long and successful career spanning 22 years under Penfold’s tutelage. He now runs the Gibson winery with his wife Anne and their knowledgeable team of wine enthusiasts. They have a vineyard in the Barossa Valley at Light Pass and one in the Eden Valley and also purchase grapes from the McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills. With over 40 years in the wine industry Rob’s hand-crafted wines reflect expert site selection from across the Barossa Valley and a focus on producing balanced and flavourful wines.

Gibson Wines

Region

Situated in South Australia, 60 kilometres northwest of Adelaide, lies the Barossa Valley which has been producing wine since 1842 and these days is recognised as Australia’s quintessential wine region. The hot climate mixed with the ironstone and sandstone soil in the valley, makes excellent growing conditions for grapes and in particular, Shiraz (or Syrah) which classically is full bodied with earthy and spicy notes. Over the last 15 years there has also been an increased interest in the other red Rhone varietals Grenache and Mourvedre. The non-irrigated old vineyards on the cooler west side of the valley are the most treasured and provide fruit for Australia’s most famous wine, Penfolds Grange among many other top-quality bottlings.

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Rob Scott31st Jan 2017

Exceptionally good value wine,very drinkable and you don't feel guilty going into the second bottle. Stunning in the Riedel Glass

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