Red

2004 3 Rings Shiraz Reserve

Shiraz

  • Australia
  • > South Australia
  • > Barossa
  • > Barossa Valley
Drink between 2011 - 2018
CT92.2 28 reviews
2004
2004
Borrowed from N.V.
N.V.
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Community Tasting Notes 21

  • IAmVintage wrote: (91 points)

    September 20, 2014 - Ok, wife's score wins out this time. :-p

  • IAmVintage wrote: (90 points)

    May 18, 2014 - Typifies a decent modern down-under Shiraz with highly extracted black fruit, enjoyable finish with not much in the way of depth of character. Definitely more enjoyable than the alcoholic Knotts Berry Farm in a bottle variety that I tend to detest. While it lacks the structure & complexity of my favorite California Petites it was still enjoyable and worthy of 90 (mine) 91 (wife's) score - perhaps due to its excellent paring with grilled rib-eyes & veggies.

  • stevieray.carter Likes this wine: (93 points)

    April 20, 2014 - Deep purple color, black licorice on the nose and roasted coffee, wet tobacco, cherry cola and ripe, black fruit in a flavor profile that wraps your mouth in a succulent fruit bomb explosion with a velvety finish. This is not our favorite varietal, but it does exceedingly well what it's supposed to do as a humongous Aussie shiraz and it paired well with grilled rosemary and garlic lamb chops and cream cheese, caramelized onion mashed potatoes.

  • tantotinto wrote: (92 points)

    November 10, 2013 - Consistent with previous note.

  • tantotinto wrote: (92 points)

    August 18, 2013 - Tasted immediately after opening. Almost black. My note of nearly a year ago still applies "Ripe black fruit and licorice nose. Blackberry, blueberry and licorice flavor with a little pepper in the long finish. Fresh and delicious. Power rather than finesse." The only difference in the taste this time around is a touch of salinity in the finish. The last bottle overpowered a grilled steak. Tonight it matched well with a deluxe pizza. I know, it's a little pricey for a pizza wine but it works.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type Red
  • Producer 3 Rings
  • Varietal Shiraz
  • Designation Reserve
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Australia
  • Region South Australia
  • SubRegion Barossa
  • Appellation Barossa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
  • In Cellars 159 (59%)
  • Consumed 108 (40%)

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Who Likes This Wine

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