2009 Two Hands - Shiraz Bella's Garden 750ml

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

WS 94   IWC 93   WA 91   Collector 92
2009 Two Hands - Shiraz Bella's Garden  Front View

Buy It Now

Starting at  $100.00

Marketplace: Sold by Private Collectors:

VINDEX   $62.40

2 bottles in Vinfolio Storage / ships in 24-48 hours
Price per bottle:  $100.00
Qty:

You can also bid on this wine. Contact us to learn how.

Professional Reviews For This Wine


Wine Spectator | Rating: 94

Complex, focused, fresh and distinctive for its mineral-accented cherry and plum flavors, hinting at licorice, bay leaf, black tea and pepper as the finish lingers against refined, mouthcaressing tannins. This has depth and lingers well. Drink now through 2019. 3,000 cases imported.

Author: Harvey Steiman


Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio


International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

Opaque violet. Powerful, almost candied aromas of boysenberry, mulberry and cherry-vanilla, with subtle hints of smoked meat and cola. Deeply concentrated, juicy black and blue fruit flavors show impressive palate-coating power. The very long, sweet finish features a strong blueberry quality, with velvety tannins sneaking in at the very end.


Author: Josh Raynolds
Issue: Issue 157

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio


Wine Advocate | Rating: 91

The 2009 Bella's Garden Shiraz has a deep purple-black color and an earthy / savory nose of underbrush, fertile earth, bacon and black olives over warm cassis and blackberries plus hints of dried plums and soy. Big, powerful and full bodied in the mouth, it has a medium level of velvety tannins and good line of very crisp acid, enlivening the long, richly-fruited finish. Drink it now to 2017+.

Drink Dates: 2012-2017
Author: Lisa Perrotti-Brown
Issue: 199

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Collector Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 92
Author: Mucha Wine
Trust Rating: 59
Tasted On: 07/14/2012

Rating: 91
Author: OCKevin
Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 03/07/2014
Drink Dates: 2014-2024
A quintessential fruit bomb. In time, finesse and subtlety will take over to make it a terrific food wine. For now, it's a big, bold adult grape beverage.

Average rating: 93, based on 5 reviews

Collector Data For This Wine

73 bottles owned by 27 collectors.

  The Vinfolio Difference  

Since its founding in 2003, Vinfolio has brought the rarest and highest-quality wines to the the collector market. Located in San Francisco and Napa, we are a company of wine experts who understand and value the importance of wine provenance. Our premium supplier relationships and first-in-class technology help us protect your wine from sourcing through shipping with extraordinary care that only we can provide. Don't trust your fine wine with anything less!

Learn More

About This Producer


The "two hands" are Michael Twelftree and Richard Mintz, who formed the company in 1999 with the clear objective of making the best possible Shiraz-based wines from prized regions within Australia. In 2000 they started with just 17 tons of fruit from the McLaren Vale and Padthaway wine regions. From the beginning the wines were very well received at home and abroad, with a healthy stream of reviews, culminating in 2004 with Robert Parker pronouncing Two Hands as "the finest negociant operation south of the equator."

Wine Varietal: Syrah


While the rest of the world is calling it "Syrah," Australia and South Africa stick to "Shiraz," their name for the same grape. Previously it was thought that the name Shiraz originated from a city in Persia where the Syrah grape was believed to have originated. Recently U.S. and French researchers demystified the name debate when they discovered that the Syrah grape was indigenous to France. Intense, robust and sometimes referred to as "manly," Syrah grows principally in the Northern Rhone. The spicy, peppery grape also grows abundantly in Australia, South Africa, and California, where it takes on a softer, thicker character than its French version. Typical descriptors for Syrah include blackberry, dark chocolate, mint, eucalyptus, smoked meat, black pepper, liquorice, and cloves.

VinCellar Collectors Who Own This Wine Also Own

Recommended For You

Loading, please wait...
 

Get early access to new arrivals and special offers