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2006 D'Arenberg - Shiraz The Dead Arm Syrah - Australia - South Australia - McLaren Vale - Red

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Australia - South Australia - McLaren Vale

Red Syrah
Producer Notes

In 1984, head winemaker Chester d'Arenberg Osborn, the fourth generation d'Arenberg to work the estate, ambitiously began revitalizing the old vineyards and cellars, investing in improvements that would propel the winery into the next century. White wine production began, to complement the winery's existing production of Shiraz, Grenache, and Cabernet Sauvignon, among other varieties. Being... More »

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Comm: 2023-2026

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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 140
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author Mcaz
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.377%
Tasted On 03/04/2014

RP 95 WS 91

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Author jgriese
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Tasted On 12/31/2012
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Author OCKevin
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.122%
Tasted On 12/21/2012
Drink Dates 2015-2020

Its youth is still in full bloom - with the combination of plum, licorice and mineral notes still a bit wound up in strong tannins. Let's wait 2 or 3 years before opening it up again.

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Author Anon
Site / Blog Trust Rating 77.778%
Tasted On 12/22/2011
Drink Dates 2032

95 RP

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Author Arnie
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 09/04/2011
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Author Usama A
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 66.667%
Tasted On 08/07/2010
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Author bullzila
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Tasted On 10/25/2010

Good paring with red meats. One of the more solid vintages to date.

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Author biggsy
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.828%
Tasted On 05/10/2010

Dark blood red colour. Simple but dense nose with blackcurrant and new oak. Massive and flavoursome with dry grippy tannins. The palate shows sweet blackcurrant fruit and spicy oak, balanced by the bright acidity. Too young to judge fairly.

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Author Rick H.
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.402%
Tasted On 11/07/2009

Big fruit bomb. YMMV.

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