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Twelftree Shiraz Blewitt Springs 750ml 2010
Sku: 1758176*
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:     (2)
Product Information
Country: Australia
Region: South Australia
Sub-Region: Fleurieu
Appellation: McLaren Vale
Grape Varietal: Syrah
Type: Still wine
Reg. 89.99
On Sale $71.99
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Wine Spectator 92 points - Firm, focused and deft in balance, letting its tarry blackberry and dried cherry flavors ride on refined tannins, with a welcome lift of acidity on the finish, which persists impressively. Best from 2013 through 2020. 200 cases imported.-HS  (Jul 31 2012)

Vinous 93 points - Opaque purple. A wild bouquet of candied black and blue fruits, violet and incense. Heady and alluringly sweet, offering intense boysenberry and cherry flavors that show a velvety texture and stain the palate. Floral and spicecake notes linger on an impressively long and seamless finish.  (Jul 2012)

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Wine maker notes
This wine is lifted, complex, with great drive and depth of texture and re-bounding fruit freshness along the grainy and dignified tannins.

Two Hands Wines was founded in early 1999 by Michael Twelftree and Richard Mintz. The original aim shared by Michael and Richard was to make the best possible Shiraz-based wines from prized Shiraz growing regions throughout Australia. Their intention was, and still is, to showcase the diversity of Australian Shiraz by highlighting regional characteristics and allowing the fruit to be the primary feature of the wines. Two Hands refers to the very personable approach taken with each parcel of grapes, no matter how big or small. The wines are carefully guided through the viticulture and winemaking process by Michael Twelftree. Two Hands’ first vintage was in 2000, starting with just 17 tonnes of fruit. In 2004 a state-of-the-art winery was built in the picturesque Barossa Valley in South Australia, specifically designed for small batch handling. To maximise the individual regional and varietal characteristics and to allow for greater quality control, every parcel of fruit, no matter how small, is handled separately from crushing through to fermentation and oak maturation. Premium fruit is now sourced from six of the finest Shiraz growing regions in Australia, and Two Hands work closely with their own vineyards and band of growers to ensure the full potential of each vineyard is reached. From the outset, Two Hands set out to be unique. This approach is reflected in everything from the names of the wines through to innovative packaging and, not least, the wines themselves. Two Hands has grown to be a clear market leader and now exports wines to over 24 countries around the world. From small beginnings, the winery has been able to manage its growth organically whilst maintaining an absolute quality focus. ’Quality without compromise’ is a core value that drives all Two Hands decisions so, not surprisingly, the wines have received international acclaim from respected wine critics, with Robert Parker proclaiming Two Hands as ’...the finest negociant operation south of the equator...’ In November 2012, Two Hands was named in the Wine Spectator’s annual Top 100 for the 10th consecutive year, an achievement that has never been equalled by any other winery the world over. - See more at:

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