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TN: 2005 Rolf Binder Heysen Shiraz

TonyO Aug 12, 2008 06:07 AM

Despite the advice to cellar this bottle for a few years, I decided to pop the cork. Wow ! This is a truly remarkable Shiraz. 14.5% alcohol in this well integrated Barossa Valley offering. The fruit is complete with a bit of toast and an great mouthfeel. A bit pricey at $60 but I have had inferior wines at a much higher price.

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    chrisinroch RE: TonyO Aug 15, 2008 04:14 PM

    His fetish the watcher is very solid as are some if his whites.

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      TonyO RE: chrisinroch Aug 15, 2008 05:08 PM

      Oh yeah, I've had that but did not make the connection that it was the same winery.

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        chrisinroch RE: TonyO Aug 16, 2008 09:22 AM

        yeah i have a number of his wines from a few different wineries. interesting guy to talk to. Would usually grab a beer instead of wine.

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      Lisaknowsfood RE: TonyO Feb 26, 2009 02:16 PM

      www.hamptonswineshoppe.com has this wine on sale for $26.00/bottle. Don't wait, it will be gone soon.

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        TonyO RE: Lisaknowsfood Mar 1, 2009 06:25 AM

        Sold Out..........oh well

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