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Ben Glaetzer Bishop Shiraz 2017 Wine Review

Ben Glaetzer Bishop Shiraz 2017

Ben Glaetzer Bishop Shiraz 2017

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2020-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ben Glaetzer

Agent: The Vine Agency

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A robust, generous and well-balanced Shiraz from the Barossa Valley, produced from 30 to 100 year old grapevines. "Bishop" is the maiden name of Judith Glaetzer, wife of Colin, who started the winemaking family business in the Barossa Valley 30 years ago. Today Ben continues the tradition. The vines are dry-farmed in the Ebenezer sub-region. Concentrated with layers of ripe blueberry, dark cherry liqueur, raspberry, baking spice finishing with supple tannins and vibrant, food-friendly acidity. Pair with all things steak.

Shiraz food pairings: game meats, rare roast beef, spice-braised lamb, burgers with blue cheese.

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This Ben Glaetzer Bishop Shiraz 2017 was reviewed on November 5, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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From the Ebenezer subregion in the northern reaches of the Barossa Valley wine region, Ben Glaetzer Bishop 2017 Shiraz is a fabulous, rich, robust Shiraz produced from 30-to-100 year old grapevines. The wine has seen extensive oak ageing with 15 months in 40% new 245-litre barrels, 90% French and 10% American all well-integrated. Mouth-watering and rich with ripe blueberry, cherry, raspberry and baking spice flavours on its full-bodied frame and so good. Pair with a rib roast done rare.- Community Wine Reviews

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