d'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 2006 Wine Review

d'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 2006
d'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 2006
d'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 2006
McLaren Vale, South Australia
Community Score: 4.6/5
Community Reviews: 3
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Product #: 981183
BC Product #: 599431
SAQ Product #: 728170

Price: $55.95
Alcohol: 14.5%
Drink: 2008-2013
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: d'Arenberg
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Natalie's Score: 92/100

A concentrated, blockbuster of a wine with notes of black cherry liqueur, anise, cedar and blackberry. Almost jammy in its intensity, but satisfyingly so. A long, warm finish. Decants 2 hours.

Shiraz food pairings: prime rib, goose, spicy fajitas, cherry filled chocolate.

This was reviewed December 6, 2008 by

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Kevin rated this wine as 96/100 with the following review:

Aussie shiraz is more commonly thought of as big ballsy high alcohol fruit bombs. Dead Arm by d'Arenberg in Adelaide Hills is very different. This wine has a much more European feel; it's flavours of blackberry and herb are elegant rather than a kick in the teeth, the sweetness is subtle perfectly matched with defined tannins and superb length. Ridiculously good value - wine punches well above its weight.
Lynn Van Der Linde rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Fantastic Shiraz! Worth it's weight in gold, for all your Shiraz lovers. Aromas of bourbon, spice, oak, cigar box - and incredibly smooth for being so big.

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