Glaetzer Godolphin Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
|Region||Australia, South Australia, Barossa Valley|
Wine AdvocateThe 2005 Godolphin, a blend of 80% Shiraz (from 85-year-old vines) and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon (from 60-year-old vines), was aged in 100% new oak, primarily 300-liter French hogsheads. It represents a beautiful marriage of power and elegance, displaying an inky/blue/purple color as well as notions of black raspberries, blueberries, graphite, and sweet pain grille. Ripe, pure, and medium to full-bodied with sweet but noticeable tannin, it can be drunk now or cellared for 12-15 years.
Wine SpectatorDense and distinctive for its anise- and herb-scented cassis and dried tomato flavors that linger effectively on the round finish. Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2010.