2002 Greenock Creek - Shiraz Apricot Block 750ml

Australia - South Australia - Barossa Valley/ Red / Syrah
2002 Greenock Creek - Shiraz Apricot Block
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Score: 97
Author: StefanBoedeker
Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 02/21/2009
Drink Dates: 2009-2020
Deep purple, almost black in color and thick inky when pouring it. Fantastic bouquet combining peppery, floral, blueberry, blackberry, and vanilla aromas. Strong and thick on the palate with the peppery elements and the dark fruit blending nicely. Long lasting finish - a superb Australian shiraz with lots of aging potential

About This Producer


Established in 1978, Greenock Creek is a tiny "boutique" Barossa winery with a production level of only 2,500 cases per year, owned by Michael and Annabel Waugh. Greenock Creek produces Shiraz, Grenache and Cabernet with grapes from two prime growing regions in the heart of the Barossa Valley: Seppeltsfield and Marananga. Michael Waugh makes 100% Shiraz, Grenache and Cabernet; each wine is created with fruit from a particular vineyard block. Yields are low, ridiculously so in the case of the Roennfeldt Road Shiraz and Cabernet blocks, where half a ton an acre is typical from the 60-year-old vines.

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