Wine Reviews by Vintage

d'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 2000

Delicious, superbly balanced wine

Reviewed by nicholas.enge_19549 - Friday 17 December 2010 09:20 PM

This is a delicious, superbly balanced wine. Floral and spicy nose. Tastes of blueberries, raspberries, plums, black pepper, spices, raisins. Has a touch of concentrated sweetness that comes and goes, not present in every sip, but by mid-way through the bottle I was longing for it. Full bodied yet smooth, great structure, tannins have softened and are in perfect balance with the acid, leading to a nice long finish. Frankly that all sounds a bit clinical. What is important with this wine is how it all comes together as a delicious whole, how good it tastes (fantastic), and how good it makes you feel (on top of the world). Highly recommended.

  • Rating: 96 (Average for all reviewers 96)
  • Drink: Drink in the next 1 to 5 years

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