2002 Shiraz The Dead Arm

d'Arenberg

93Average Score
Red
6x75cl
-
3 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
£201.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

After re-tasting the 2002 The Dead Arm Shiraz, I believe my initial rating is correct. It still plays it close to the vest, exhibiting loads of cassis, asphalt, smoke, and barbecue spice-like aromas along with full-bodied flavors. While well-made and impressive, it remains backward and restrained, and does not appear to be up to the quality of either the 2003 or the great 2001. Wine Advocate.October, 2005

Score: 93-/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
Australia
Region
South Australia
Sub-region
McLaren Vale
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Australia
Region
South Australia
Sub-region
McLaren Vale
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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