Red

2010 Rockford Shiraz Basket Press

Shiraz

  • Australia
  • South Australia
  • Barossa
  • Barossa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 29

  • Screwcaps Likes this wine: 92 points

    January 26, 2020 - Let it sit in a decanter for 2-3 hours if having a look at age 10. Felt a little porty and flabby on opening, then morphed in to a lovely medium to full bodied dry Barossa with a hint of leather starting to emerge but still plenty of vital red fruit, acidity, and drying tannins. Now to 10 years depending on how you like your BP.

    3 people found this helpful Comment
  • jamesdoeser wrote: 93 points

    November 4, 2019 - Delicious. Give it 120min decant.

    3 people found this helpful Comment
  • hatchy10 wrote:

    August 12, 2019 - Jeremy Oliver 95/100

  • ubercuvee wrote:

    July 17, 2019 - Showing really modern and confected from a 375ml, not really in keeping with the house style at all. Not sure what to make of this - given the house pedigree my inclination would be to cellar for 15 years to let the primary fruit mellow.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Dr S wrote: 91 points

    May 18, 2019 - (Election night in Oz) Not quite the more spicy, savoury and moderately ripe Rockford it seemed to be on release. On the nose, blackberry, glacé cherry, perhaps rhubarb sprinkled with brown sugar. Pushes the ripeness for me but with a more balanced, better palate. Savoury oak and, as others note, good acidity counter the ripeness. Still to integrate fully, dashes of spice and leather hints offer interest. Good finish too.

    If ripe, moderately rich Shiraz is your thing, drink now and enjoy. If you’re looking for good fruit and more complexity, then bide your time. At least 8-10 more years for it to mellow and evolve complexity, this will live long - and should improve - for 20 years. But as a close mate and wise man of wine said, this would have been a better wine at half a percent less alcohol.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Rockford
  • Varietal Shiraz
  • Designation Basket Press
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Australia
  • Region South Australia
  • SubRegion Barossa
  • Appellation Barossa Valley
  • UPC Codes 2100003767950, 400001769386, 9311789000664

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (0%)
  • In Cellars 3,496 (85%)
  • Consumed 590 (14%)

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