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2012 Glaetzer Shiraz Amon-Ra Barossa Valley Glaetzer, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

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Country Australia
Region South Australia
Appellation Barossa Valley
Producer Glaetzer
Vintage 2012
Type Red (Dry)
Grape Variety Shiraz
ABV 15.0%
Format 6x75cl
Packaging Original Cardboard Case
Duty Status In Bond
Provenance Purchased by Liquid Assets on release from a UK-based merchant; securely stored in a climate-controlled bonded facility
Stock 4 cases (in stock and available immediately)

97+ Lisa Perrotti-Brown, The Wine Advocate (February 2014)

Very deep purple-black in color, the 2012 Amon Ra reveals intense notes of blackcurrant cordial, blackberry compote and licorice with nuances of cloves, allspice, chocolate box and salami as well as a whiff of espresso. The 100% Shiraz palate offers a beast of a wine that is densely packed with black fruit and baking spice flavors and is supported with firm, grainy tannins and crisp acid through to a finish with excellent persistence. Drink it 2015 to 2025+.

94 Josh Raynolds, Vinous (July 2013)

Glass-staining purple. A heady, complex bouquet exudes dark fruit liqueur and floral pastille qualities, along with notes of sandalwood, smoked meat and star anise. Sweet and deeply pitched on the palate, offering vibrant cassis and boysenberry flavors that gain vivacity with air. Chewy tannins frame the sappy fruit on a lovely lingering finish.