Red

2008 Elderton Shiraz Single Vineyard Command

Shiraz

  • Australia
  • South Australia
  • Barossa
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Community Tasting Notes 16

  • Andrew67 Likes this wine: 92 points

    August 29, 2019 - Good length and balance. The fruit has a restrained power that is held in check by firm tannins. Blackberry, plum and cloves drive the palate. Integrated acidity helps. I think this can improve a bit from here as well.

  • KVM wrote:

    December 3, 2017 - Very dark. Note from second night: vanilla, black berries and sage. Salty tang, velvety and full bodied fruit and oak. Lip smacking finish due to the nice acid. This is ready now and has a decade of fine drinking ahead of it.

  • Kingdoberman wrote: 96 points

    November 4, 2017 - Excellent wine, lots of red berry on the nose, smooth long finish. Opened up after 1 hour decanted

  • Andrew67 Likes this wine: 91 points

    August 13, 2017 - For a Barossa shiraz this has good structure and balance. There is power in the fruit that does not overwhelm, with a firm tannin backbone. No signs of age yet, so may be another decade of fine drinking.

  • nick.whit Likes this wine: 91 points

    October 18, 2016 - Bold and flavoursome Barossa shiraz. Plenty of fruit on the nose. Blueberry and black fruits. Well balanced, though still tastes entirely too young to be drinking now. Will only get better with time.

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  • By Sara d'Amato
    11/23/2012 (link)

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  • By David Lawrason
    11/20/2012 (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    July/August 2012, IWC Issue #163 (link)

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  • By Gary Walsh
    4/20/2012 (link)

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Australia and the Pacific Northwest, Issue #8, 6/25/2011 (link)

    (Elderton Shiraz Single Vineyard Command) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By James Halliday
    3/2/2011 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Elderton
  • Varietal Shiraz
  • Designation Single Vineyard
  • Vineyard Command
  • Country Australia
  • Region South Australia
  • SubRegion Barossa
  • Appellation Barossa
  • UPC Codes 4370664205162, 9314663205162

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 545 (67%)
  • Consumed 266 (33%)

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