2001 Elderton - Shiraz Command 750ml

Australia - South Australia - Barossa Valley/ Red / Syrah   |     Watch

2001 Elderton - Shiraz Command
This wine is currently sold out. However, many times we can still locate this wine for you. Use the contact form below to request assistance.
You can also bid on this wine. Contact us to learn how.

Reviews For This Wine


 
International Wine Cellar | 93

($74) Dark ruby. Smoky and meaty scents of dark cherry, plum and ripe blackcurrant. Sappy and thick on the palate, the intense cherry flavor intriguingly accented by notes of fresh bay, juniper, pipe tobacco and licorice candy. This has excellent concentration and a fat, unctuous texture. Finishes with outstanding length and superb energy and lift, with vibrant bitter cherry and cassis flavors going on and on.

Author: Josh Raynolds
Issue: Issue 122

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Wine Advocate | 95+

The 2001 Shiraz Command exhibits a slightly more roasted character than the 2002 as well as a hint of espresso in the nose, a touch more alcohol, and more elevated tannin. It also possesses tremendous concentration, intensity, and power, yet remains remarkably well-balanced and pure. This 3,000-case cuvee is one of South Australia's great classics.

Drink Dates: 2005-2020
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 161

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Wine Spectator | 96

Silky tannins and rich flavors add up to an arresting wine, a seductive Shiraz that oozes with rich cherry, plum, exotic spice and meat flavors that linger against grace notes of chocolate and espresso. Delicious stuff, and it's built to last.

Drink Dates: 2005-2020
Author: Harvey Steiman


Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Score: 94
Author: DartAdam
Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 04/22/2012
Big, bold and drinking well now. Good depth to complement the intense fruit.

1 of 1 people found this review useful.

Score: 96
Author: Anonymous Author
Trust Rating: 78
Tasted On: 12/22/2011
Drink Dates: 2008
96 WS / 95+ RP

0 of 1 people found this review useful.

Score: 92
Author: Stephen G41
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 07/17/2010
More subtle than the usual Aussie Shiraz

1 of 1 people found this review useful.

Score:
Author: Drwineski
Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 02/11/2010
can you say cough syrup

0 of 1 people found this review useful.

More Vintages and Sizes of Elderton - Shiraz Command:

2003 (750ml)
1996 (750ml)

Recommended For You

Loading, please wait...
 

Get early access to new arrivals and special offers