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Two Hands-Deer in Headlights-Shiraz-2002-1.5L

Producer: Two Hands
SKU: 632
Delivery date: Dispatch within 1-3 day's

A rich, vibrant crimson in colour. Fantastic aroma, sweet raspberry and plum fruits, seamless oak with hints of vanilla bean. A luscious mouthfeel, complex and intense with dark liquorice and concentrated berry flavours, pencil shavings and fertile earth. The tannins are huge, but present with softness whilst the finish lingers on and on.

 

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95/100
The Wine Advocate
Eden Valley's dense blue/purple-hued 2002 Shiraz Deer in the Headlights is sensational. A spectacular nose of creme de cassis, blackberries, vanilla beans, and espresso is accompanied by a massive yet remarkably elegant Shiraz with tremendous precision and oodles of fruit and glycerin. Stunningly proportioned, fresh, and lively for its size, it reveals the potential to drink well young, yet evolve for a decade or more.
WA, Robert Parker Jr. Issue: #155
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A rich, vibrant crimson in colour. Fantastic aroma, sweet raspberry and plum fruits, seamless oak with hints of vanilla bean. A luscious mouthfeel, complex and intense with dark liquorice and concentrated berry flavours, pencil shavings and fertile earth. The tannins are huge, but present with softness whilst the finish lingers on and on.

 

Products specifications
Varietal Shiraz
Brand Deer in Headlights
Country Australia
Area / Appellation South Australia
Region Barossa
Sub Region Barossa Valley
Vintage 2002
Format 1.5L
Alcohol Volume 15%
Drink Until 2017
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A rich, vibrant crimson in colour. Fantastic aroma, sweet raspberry and plum fruits, seamless oak with hints of vanilla bean. A luscious mouthfeel, complex and intense with dark liquorice and concentrated berry flavours, pencil shavings and fertile earth. The tannins are huge, but present with softness whilst the finish lingers on and on.

 

Products specifications
Varietal Shiraz
Brand Deer in Headlights
Country Australia
Area / Appellation South Australia
Region Barossa
Sub Region Barossa Valley
Vintage 2002
Format 1.5L
Alcohol Volume 15%
Drink Until 2017
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