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Two Hands Wines Bella's Garden Shiraz 2011 Wine Review

Two Hands Wines Bella's Garden Shiraz 2011

Two Hands Wines Bella's Garden Shiraz 2011

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Community Score: 4.3/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $59.95

Drink: 2012-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Two Hands Wines

Agent: B And W Wines

Natalie's Score: 94/100

Some mint and gorgeous fleshy black plum aromas on the nose. Full-bodied and towering in its depth and concentration, with a liquid velvet texture. Oh yum. More Michael Buble than Frank Sinatra, yet this wine is bound to be a classic too with its personable vitality and unique signature. Pair with new renditions of swing classics.

Shiraz food pairings: beef prosciutto, black bean soup, blue cheese, caramelized onion dip.

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • LCBO
  • 636407
  • $59.95
  • 2 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Alex & Priya Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 79/100 with the following review:

Priya: I bet this would be awesome with olives because that's exactly what it smells and tastes like. Salty and briny, too strange for me I think....I'd prefer a bit more fruitiness and ripeness. 82pts.

Alex: A bit more fruitiness? Priya my lady, this is as fruity as she comes! Way too much so for me...sure there is an olivine brininess, with some pepper, baked plum and blackberry pie, but finished with a whack of american oak! You can taste the old vine concentration no problem, but the problem is that there's nothing else there that's real. Over-polished, fair concentration in the mid-palate (but not enough for $60), far too much dominating alcohol, and very low acidity. It's full-bodied and velvety in the mouth, but lacks freshness, complexity and finishes short of the mark at this price. Made for the winemaker's daughter, but clearly not for me. 75 pts



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