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2005 Betts & Scholl Shiraz Black Betty Barossa Valley
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91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2007

($70) Dark ruby. Expressive dark berry and cherry preserve aromas show seductive sweetness and purity, with cured tobacco and baking spices adding complexity. Fleshy, sweet and deeply fruity, offering an array of dark berry flavors, with well-knit tannins lending gentle support. This has the balance to repay cellaring but is awfully delicious right now.

93 Points | Wine Spectator

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While the grape is currently grown throughout the world, the most elegant Syrahs still come from the Northern Rhone valley, particularly the appellations of Côte Rôtie, Cornas, and Hermitage. Here, steep, terraced vineyards help produce full-bodied, intense, tannic wines loaded with white pepper and red fruit. In the vineyard, Syrah is largely cooperative- vines are productive, but not overly vigorous. Skins are thick, helping the grape...
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