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2015 Powell & Son Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia Top Pick!
2015 Powell & Son Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

Powell & Son is a new venture from legendary winemaker David Powell of Torbreck fame (or infamy)! Many of you will have enjoyed Dave's intense, powerful wines before under the Torbreck label. This new project is essentially a distillation of all that went before: everything he has learned about the Barossa's vines, soil and climate, refocused into a small-scale, boutique operation where Dave is hand-making the wines with his son Callum. Powell & Son is about "getting back to basics" Dave says: starting with great vineyards, expressing the purity of fruit... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2014 Torbreck "Woodcutter's" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia New! Top Pick!
2014 Torbreck "Woodcutter's" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

93 points James Halliday: "It struts its stuff in most impressive fashion; black berried fruits, anise, wood spice, all served sweet and voluptuous, with fresh red berries as the icing." (8/2016) 92 points James Suckling: "A tarry and quite savory rendition of this bargain Barossa shiraz, it has a strong focus on ripe, soft blackberry flavored fruits, hints of plum cake and chocolate, this is one very satisfying wine and represents stunning value. Long, stylish finish." (10/2016) 91 points Wine Spectator: "Juicy, with maple syrup-scented wild blackberry and currant flavors that are effusive and generous. Pepper, rosemary and black tea no ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 Powell & Son Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Barossa Valley Shiraz opens with rubber and tar notes giving way to a core of blackberries and black cherries plus underbrush, anise and pepper hints. Medium to full-bodied, it delivers a lot of expressive flavor in the mouth backed by ripe, grainy tannins and lively acid, finishing long and earthy." (6/2016) K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: "The Barossa Valley Shiraz is sourced from mature Barossa Valley vineyards with the majority located along the region’s North-Western ridge in Marananga and Seppeltsfield as well as Lyndoch Valle... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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RP 91

2015 Hentley Farm Shiraz Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "Concentration of flavour and overall form and poise is quite incredible given that this isn't among the top-of-the-tree releases from the estate. This is where the wine drinker really is the winner. It's thick with flavour but remains buoyant, even jolly, with life. Tannin too shirks no issues whatsoever. Barossa at its best." (2/2016) 92 points Wine Spectator: "Intriguing, with a blend of smoke, cigar box, espresso and nutmeg notes swirling around a dense core of cassis, plum and blackberry flavors. The elements mingle and linger on the detailed finish. (MW)" (7/2016) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The deep garnet ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 Powell & Son "Loechel Vineyard" Shiraz Eden Valley South Australia Top Pick!
2014 Powell & Son "Loechel Vineyard" Shiraz Eden Valley South Australia

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Loechel Shiraz reveals notes of crushed black berries, black cherries and mulberries with hints of sage, lavender, dark chocolate and loam. The medium to full-bodied plate is youthfully taut and firm with finely grained tannins and lovely harmony finishing long, earthy and multilayered. (LPB)" (6/2016) K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: "The Loechel Eden Valley Shiraz is sourced from a single vineyard at the Southern tip of the Eden Valley township. It was planted half a century ago by the Loechel family to sandy loam and areas of quar... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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RP 97

2013 Chapel Hill "The Chosen - Road Block" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

95 points James Halliday: "Open-fermented, basket-pressed to French hogsheads (12% new) for 19 months. A very expressive fruit-laden bouquet and palate, plum to the fore, blackberry in attendance; here, too, there is excellent texture and structure to a medium-bodied shiraz with perfectly ripened flavours and integrated oak." 93 points James Suckling: "A single site shiraz that has a restrained nose that marries dark fruits with more savory and stony elements. The palate delivers an impressive array fo ripe dark berries sitting amid mocha, dark toasted spices and a fine tannin texture. Good depth, drink now t ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2015 Hewitson "Ned & Henry's" Shiraz Barossa Valley

Robert Parker writes: "Hewitson is one of my favorite Barossa wineries for French-inspired, classic, intensely flavorful as well as elegant wines aged primarily in French oak." 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2013 Firebird Shiraz (Nova Vita) Adelaide Hills South Australia

94 points James Halliday: "Beefy red with blackberry, saltbush and red/black cherry fruit flavours talking up a big game. Meat, spice and (dark) chocolatey oak notes add to the conversation. Tannin pulls the strings tight. Big end of town for the region, but done well." 93 points Wine & Spirits: "*Best Buy* Mark Kozned’s family were grapegrowers in the Caucasus before they emigrated after World War II. In 1999, they planted their first vineyard in the Adelaide Hills, eventually buying the old Nepenthe winery in partnership with Peter Leske. Their 2013 is a bright, evocative shiraz emphasizing the relative coo ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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JH 94 W&S 93

2015 Langmeil "Hangin' Snakes" Shiraz/Viognier Barossa Valley South Australia

A vibrant, structured Shiraz (with a touch of Viognier), handpicked from the Barossa Valley floor. 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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1998&2003 d'Arenberg Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia Tasting Lot
Bid on this 2-bottle 1998&2003 d'Arenberg Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia Tasting Lot, including 1-bottle of 1998 d'Arenberg "Dead Arm" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (94JH, 94RP, 93WS) and 1-bottle of 2003 d'Arenberg "The Dead Arm" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (95RP, 93JH, 90WE). Of the 2003 d'Arenberg "The Dead Arm" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia,Robert Parker's Wine Advocate writes: "One of this estate’s flagship wines, the 2003 The Dead Arm Shiraz appears to be better than the 2002. A deeper, richer, fuller-bodied offering that spent time in equal parts French and American oak, it possesses an opaque purple color, great intensity, and a fabulously sweet nose of blackberries, cassis, asphalt, earth, and oak. Powerful, super-concentrated, and obviously fashioned from low yields and old vines, this is a classic McLaren Vale old vine Shiraz that should age nicely for 15+ years. (RP)" (10/2005) 

This lot contains the following items:
1998 d'Arenberg "Dead Arm" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (qty: 1)
2003 d'Arenberg "The Dead Arm" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (qty: 1)


End Date: Mar 2 2017 1:30PM PT


2009 Mollydooker "Velvet Glove" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2009 Velvet Glove offers ripe and rich black cherry aromas that are very fragrant and youthful with accents of licorice and toast, marmite and blueberry pie. Very spicy, rich and full-bodied in the mouth, it has a bright acid line, medium-firm, grainy tannins and a long and voluptuous length on the finish. (LPB)" (2/2013) 96 points Wine Spectator: "Polished, expressive, supple and velvety, glowing brightly with notes of blueberry and black and damson plum, with a panoply of sweet spices. All the flavors meld together with impressive integrity, persis ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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RP 97 WS 96

2014 Hentley Farm "The Beauty" Single Block Shiraz Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "Size, shape, power and length; there's a lot crammed into this package, and yet at no point does it suggest being overdone. It's a fresh, vigourous red with anise, raspberry, squishy blackberries and wood spice notes ramping the appeal up high. It'll age but there's no real reason to wait." (3/2016) 92 points Wine Spectator: "Impressive, with bold wild blueberry, kirsch and blackberry flavors that are powerful and persistent, pure and focused. Earth, sage and white pepper accents show on the long, velvety finish. (MW)" (7/2016) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2014 Shiraz / Viognier The Beauty has a medium to dee ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 Kalleske "Moppa" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (Biodynamic)

94 points James Halliday: "The wine contains some co-fermented viognier (5%) and back-blended petit verdot (10%); wild open ferment, hand pump overs, 7-12 days on skins, matured in a cocktail of French, American and Hungarian oak (25% new) for 14 months. Dense purple-crimson, it launches an Exocet missile of the blackest of black fruits, dark chocolate and strong tannins." (10/2016) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Shiraz Moppa (a blend of 85% Shiraz, 10% Petit Verdot and 5% Viognier) has a youthful nose of crushed black cherries, black plums and blueberries with hints of licori ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2013 Hentley Farm "The Beast" Single Block Shiraz Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "Awesomely powerful, with a tsunami of sombre black fruits, licorice and tannins to match, overwhelm you the moment the wine enters the mouth. It is, of course, full-bodied, and doesn't have the fluid grace of the other Hentley Farm '13 Shirazs. It is indeed a beast, but will repay those who put their faith in the high quality corks used by Henley Farm." (3/2015) 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2013 Shiraz The Beast has an earthy/gamey nose with dried mulberries and preserved plums at the core, morphing into spice box, sandalwood and peppery notes. Full-bod ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2013 Raidis Estate Shiraz Coonawarra South Australia

Energetic Shiraz with deep red / black fruit, smoked meat, bramble fruit and lifted spice. Lovely soft, generous mid-palate but also has fresh, juicy acidity. Really delivers a lot of quality for the price point. Raidis is a small family owned estate in the prestigious limestone rich soils of Coonawarra. (Ryan Woodhouse - K&L Aussie Wine Buyer) 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2001 Yalumba "Octavius" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Produced from yields of 1.2 tons of fruit per acre, the 2001 Shiraz Octavius spent 20 months in both French and American oak. A blockbuster, structured Shiraz with oodles of personality/soul, it offers a sumptuous bouquet as well as flavors of chocolate, white flowers, blackberry and cassis liqueur, prunes, figs, roasted meats, and burning embers. This full-bodied, hugely extracted, monster Shiraz has amazing balance and symmetry for its large-scaled style. It needs another 1-3 years of cellaring, and should last for 12-20 years, based on the longevity o ...Read More » 


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RP 98 JH 96

2005 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet in color, the 2005 Amon-Ra displays aromas of pure black currant cordial, dark chocolate, violets and toast with a hint of raw meat and touch of Indian spices. Full-bodied with a taut and muscular frame defined by firm grainy tannins, it is still very youthful and offers fresh, crisp acid that retains nice vibrancy through the long finish. Drink it now until 2020+. (LPB)" (2/2013) 95 points Wine Enthusiast: "From a single vineyard in the Ebenezer region, this is simply stupendous stuff. It is a bit Port-like in its rich layers of blackberry fruit, but it also displays gre ...Read More » 


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2013 Wirra Wirra "RSW" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

96 points James Halliday: "The continued refinement of the flagship wines from Wirra Wirra is evident in the 2014 RSW. Darkly coloured and darkly fruited, the palate is finely poised with grainy, slatey tannins saturated in blackberry-laden fruit, the finish long, savoury and extremely fine." (3/2016)  


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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JH 96

2013 Rymill Shiraz Coonawarra

95 points James Halliday: "This is a very good Coonawarra Shiraz, speaking volumes about its variety and place, and a little about its vinification, the last very sensible. The colour is bright crimson-purple through to the rim, the bouquet and palate bringing spice, pepper and French oak to the party; it is medium-bodied, its black cherry and blackberry fruits with fine-grained tannins and a reprise of the oak." K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: "A full bodied wine, complex in aromas and rich in flavours of dark fruits, spices and sweet tannins. This cool climate Shiraz has a fine texture and gre... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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JH 95

2005 Kaesler "The Bogan" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Aged in new and one-year-old American oak, and made in a completely different style, the 2005 Shiraz The Bogan (from 25- to 105-year-old vines) is a dense purple-colored effort displaying an exuberant nose of toast, blackberries, cassis, cherries, and damp earth. It is full-bodied and powerful with fabulous purity and texture as well as a blockbuster finish. This is a classic example of Barossa Shiraz at its finest. Enjoy it over the next 12-15 years. (RP)" (10/2006) 95 points James Halliday: "Like all the Kaesler wines, carries the extreme alcohol with surprising ease; black fruit ...Read More » 


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2002 Torbreck "Factor" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

99 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Remarkably, the 2002 The Factor may be even more awesome than the 2001. It boasts a blackberry liqueur-like intensity with chocolatey richness intermixed with blackberries, raspberries, and cherries. The unctuous texture, refreshing acidity, and sweet tannin frame-up this magnificent wine. It should drink well for 15+ years. Interestingly, the 2002 The Factor did not have the Cote Rotie-like roasted element found in the 2001, no doubt because 2002 was a much cooler growing year than the record heat experienced in 2001. (RP)" (10/2004) 96 points James Halliday: "Fragrant, luscious fr ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco


2002 Shirvington Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

99 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The nearly perfect 2002 Shiraz is the stuff of legends. It is a 1,000 case cuvée that has been completely fermented and aged in 100% new American oak. An inky purple color is accompanied by a remarkable bouquet of white flowers intermixed with melted licorice, blackberries, currants, figs, and espresso roast. Extremely full-bodied, with extraordinary ripeness, opulence, and viscosity, yet very good acidity as well as excellent tannin providing up-lift and definition, this unforgettable wine can be drunk now or cellared for a decade or more. Bravo! (RP) ...Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco

Price: $139.99 Add To Cart
RP 99

2009 Jasper Hill "Georgia's Paddock" Shiraz Heathcote Victoria

96 points James Halliday: "Deep colour; a ripe and attractive array of red and black fruits, with sage and licorice strap also on display; the palate is concentrated and full of black fruit and gravelly tannins; the finish is long, expansive and thoroughly impressive; the 14% alc/vol appears to be a good fit for this vineyard." (2/2011) 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Very deep purple-black in color, the 2009 Georgia's Paddock Shiraz gives expressive gamey / savory notes, revealing aromas of peppered pigeon breast, coffee beans, smoky bacon, black truffles and black olives over creme de cassis and loam. Medium-ful ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City


2013 Yangarra "Ironheart" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australi

97 points James Halliday: "From two vineyard blocks on a gravelly ironstone outcrop, a barrel selection that is said to focus on ironstone characters. Hand-picked, cold soak, 25% whole bunches, wild-fermented, matured in French oak (40% new) for 15 months. Sombre, earthy black fruits are so intense they momentarily stop the heart from beating. The texture and mouthfeel are such that they throw down the gauntlet to anyone seeking to drink more than a glass at this early (indeed far too early) stage of its life. The balance is spot on the money, so the long term future is assured. ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City

Price: $89.99 Add To Cart
JH 97 RP 96

2009 Hundred Acre "Deep Time - Ancient Way Vineyard Summer's Block" Barossa Valley Shiraz

94 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Dark purple. Deeply pitched black and blue fruit compote, singed plum, cola and mocha scents are complemented by notes of violet pastille and licorice. Broad, palate-coating blackberry liqueur and fruitcake flavors show striking depth and a plush, velvety texture. Decadently rich but surprisingly lively, finishing with superb power and thrust and smooth, late-arriving tannins. (JR)" (7/2014) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Soft and thick, this red offers a toasted walnut character that runs through the rich flavors of plum and currant fruit, finishing with presence. Not for those looking ...Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco

Price: $274.99 Add To Cart
ST 94 WS 90

2005 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2005 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (95JH, 95RP, 90WE). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Fashioned from a McLaren Vale vineyard, the 2005 Shiraz G.A.M. (named after the Mitolo children -- Gemma, Alexander, and Marco) is a deep ruby/purple-hued effort displaying beautiful blackberry, white pepper, licorice, and toasty oak notes. Rich, full-bodied, and intense, with blueberry and blackberry flavors, sweet tannin, and excellent purity, it is a tour de force in winemaking. Enjoy it over the next decade. (RP)" (10/2006) 

This lot contains the following items:
2005 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (qty: 2)


End Date: Mar 3 2017 12:30PM PT

Current Bid: $60.00
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JH 95 RP 95 WE 90

2002 d'Arenberg "The Dead Arm" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia Back In Stock!
2002 d'Arenberg "The Dead Arm" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

94 points James Halliday: "Clean and quite fragrant; abundant blackberry and dark chocolate fruit; controlled extract and good balance." (10/2004) 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "After re-tasting the 2002 The Dead Arm Shiraz, I believe my initial rating is correct. It still plays it close to the vest, exhibiting loads of cassis, asphalt, smoke, and barbecue spice-like aromas along with full-bodied flavors. (RP)" (10/2005) 92 points Wine Spectator: "Rich, complex, but not at all heavy-handed, a plush, heady mouthful of black cherry, blackberry, menthol and a wee touch of forest mushroom, all mingling in a rich finish that lasts and lasts. (HS) ...Read More » 


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2004 Kilikanoon Shiraz South Australia Tasting Lot
Bid on this 3-bottle 2004 Kilikanoon Shiraz South Australia Tasting Lot, including 1-bottle of 2004 Kilikanoon "Covenant" Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia (94JH, 91ST) and 2-bottles of 2004 Kilikanoon "Parable" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (96RP, 93JH). Of the 2004 Kilikanoon "Parable" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia,Robert Parker's Wine Advocate writes: "While it’s splitting hairs, I thought the 2004 Shiraz Parable was slightly better than the Testament. Made from two vineyards, 35- and 45-years-old, it was given an upbringing similar to that of the Testament cuvee, but seems to possess slightly more aromatic nuances, and just as much body, concentration, and intensity. It also may reveal more floral, blue, and black fruits in the mouth. (RP)" (10/2006) 

This lot contains the following items:
2004 Kilikanoon "Covenant" Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia (qty: 1)
2004 Kilikanoon "Parable" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (qty: 2)


End Date: Mar 3 2017 12:30PM PT

Current Bid: $100.00
Place Bid
RP 96 JH 93 - 94 ST 91

2002 Kay Brothers "Hillside" Shiraz New!
2002 Kay Brothers "Hillside" Shiraz

95 points Robert Parker: "A glorious example of South Australian Shiraz is the 2002 Shiraz Hillside. Made from relatively young vines (8-34 years of age), this flamboyant, pleasant 2002 is impossible to resist. Already rocking and rolling, it has 10-15 years of aging potential. A deep plum/ruby/purple hue is followed by glorious aromas of black fruits, flowers, dusty, loamy, truffle-like scents, and a classic combination of pepper and licorice. The wine saturates the palate with a seamless integration of acidity, tannin, and alcohol (15%). The finish is ... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

Price: $39.99 Add To Cart

2008 Penfolds "RWT" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2008 Penfolds "RWT" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (96JH, 93RP, 93ST, 93WE, 93WS). James Halliday: "Glorious, deep crimson-purple, with an alluring bouquet of black fruits, spice and cedary oak contributed by 14 months' maturation in 83% new French hogsheads. The medium- to full-bodied palate has layer-upon-layer of velvety blackberry fruit allied with notes of dark chocolate and a sprinkle of licorice and spice, silky tannins and quality oak completing the package." (03/2011) 

This lot contains the following items:
2008 Penfolds "RWT" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (qty: 2)


End Date: Mar 2 2017 3:00PM PT


2003 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2003 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia ((96-100RP), 94JH). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The spectacular, dense ruby/purple-colored 2003 Shiraz G. A. M. (named after the Mitolo family’s three children) exhibits aromas of lead pencil shavings, blackberries, blueberries, cassis, licorice, new oak, and scorched earth. This complex 2003 comes across as a hypothetical blend of a great La Mission-Haut-Brion from Bordeaux and a Rhone Valley Hermitage such as Chapoutier's Pavillon. Everything is seamlessly integrated into this tour de force in winemaking. (RP)" (10/2004) 

This lot contains the following items:
2003 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (qty: 2)


End Date: Mar 2 2017 2:30PM PT

Current Bid: $100.00
Place Bid
RP 96 - 100 JH 94

2003 Kay Brothers "Amery Vineyards Hillside" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "One of Australia’s most traditional winemakers, Colin Kay fashions old style, high quality, distinctive Australian reds. Tarry, chewy, and fleshy, the 2003 Shiraz Hillside has a bit more punch (15% alcohol) as well as a sappy character that is not present in the regular bottling. It is a broad, savory, expansively flavored, full-bodied Shiraz ... (RP)" (10/2005) 90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Ruby red. Exotic aromas of blackberry, smoked meat, vanilla, mocha and candied licorice. Fat and velvety in texture, with impressively sweet dark berry and plum flavors retaining energy and precisi ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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RP 92 ST 90

2010 Andrew Thomas "Kiss" Shiraz Hunter Valley (Elsewhere $60)

95 points James Halliday: "Deep crimson; a complex and heady blend of red and black fruits, sage, hoi sin and well-handled spicy oak; the palate is fleshy, silky and full of fine grained tannins, vibrant acidity and a long finish, that slowly unravels to reveal the beauty of the wine within; whilst lovely now, will truly stand the test of time and reward patient cellaring." (2/2012) K&L Notes: Andrew Thomas' flagship wine, this is classic Hunter Valley Shiraz, sourced from the low yielding old vines of the Pokolbin Estate vineyard. Modern in style, this is intense and concentrated, with ripe b... Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $49.99 Add To Cart
JH 95

2002 Kilikanoon Shiraz South Australia Tasting Lot
Bid on this 4-bottle 2002 Kilikanoon Shiraz South Australia Tasting Lot, including 1-bottle of 2002 Kilikanoon "Covenant" Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia (95RP, 94JH, 90ST), 1-bottle of 2002 Kilikanoon "Oracle" Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia (97RP, 96JH, 90ST), and 2-bottles of 2002 Kilikanoon "Parable" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (93JH). Of the 2002 Kilikanoon "Oracle" Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia,Robert Parker's Wine Advocate writes: " ... Its inky/purple color is accompanied by sumptuous aromas of graphite, blueberries, blackberries, cassis, and subtle oak. There is great fruit on the attack, full body, wonderful elegance, precision, and purity, tremendous length and persistence, sweet tannin, and good acidity that provides definition to this majestic wine’s amply endowed components. Give it another 2-3 years of bottle age, and drink it over the following two decades. (RP)" (10/2005) 

This lot contains the following items:
2002 Kilikanoon "Covenant" Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia (qty: 1)
2002 Kilikanoon "Oracle" Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia (qty: 1)
2002 Kilikanoon "Parable" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (qty: 2)


End Date: Mar 2 2017 2:00PM PT


2002 Kay Brothers "Amery Hillside" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia
Bid on this 3-bottle lot of 2002 Kay Brothers "Amery Hillside" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (95RP, 90ST). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A glorious example of South Australian Shiraz is the 2002 Shiraz Hillside. Made from relatively young vines (8-34 years of age), this flamboyant, pleasant 2002 is impossible to resist. Already rocking and rolling, it has 10-15 years of aging potential. A deep plum/ruby/purple hue is followed by glorious aromas of black fruits, flowers, dusty, loamy, truffle-like scents, and a classic combination of pepper and licorice. The wine saturates the palate with a seamless integration of acidity, tannin, and alcohol (15%). The finish is opulent and multilayered. This wine is finished with a screw cap. (RP)" (10/2004) 

This lot contains the following items:
2002 Kay Brothers "Amery Hillside" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (qty: 3)


End Date: Mar 2 2017 2:00PM PT

Current Bid: $90.00
Place Bid
RP 95 ST 90

1998 Veritas "Hanisch Vineyard" Shiraz Barossa Valley

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "With both the 1996 and 1998 Shiraz Hanisch Vineyard incredible examples of Barossa Shiraz. Both are dense and full-bodied with soaring aromas of black fruits, damp earth, camphor, pepper, and asphalt. The 1996 is slightly more structured and tannic, and the 1998 is more perfectly formed with a seamless integration of acidity, tannin, alcohol, and wood (the latter component has completely disappeared at age eleven). (RP)" (6/2009)  


Inventory: Main Warehouse

Price: $89.99 Add To Cart
RP 96

2009 Chapoutier-Laughton (La Pleiade) "Cluster M45" Shiraz Heathcote Victoria Back In Stock!
2009 Chapoutier-Laughton (La Pleiade) "Cluster M45" Shiraz Heathcote Victoria

94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet with a touch of purple, the 2009 Cluster M45 Shiraz has notes of fragrant earth and forest floor over youthful black fruits and tar. Full-bodied and built like a brick house with firm chewy tannins and a nice acid backbone, it has a wonderfully long, earthy finish. (LBP)" (2/2015) 93 points Vinous: "Dark purple. Deeply pitched aromas of dark berry preserves, cherry-cola, vanilla and licorice. Velvety and seamless in texture, offering sappy blueberry and cherry flavors that coat and stain the palate. Extremely rich but not at all heavy (this weighs in at a relativ ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

Price: $54.99 Add To Cart
RP 94 VN 93

2012 Torbreck "Run Rig" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2012 Run Rig offers a nose of baked cherries and raspberry preserves with suggestions of violets, cinnamon toast, aniseed and vanilla. Full-bodied with characteristic elegance and poise in spite almost of its power, it has a solid backbone of very finely grained tannins and refreshing acidity, finishing with great length. (LPB)" (6/2015) 97 points Wine Enthusiast: "RunRig is always complex, and the 2012 doesn't disappoint in that regard, mixing bacony-meaty notes with hints of black olives and ripe plums. The tannins are supremely supple, but the acids ...Read More » 


Inventory: Special Order

Price: $179.99 Add To Cart
RP 97 WE 97

1996 Veritas "Heysen Vineyard" Shiraz Barossa Valley (Previously $70)

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A strong argument can be made that that the two Shiraz cuvees ("Hanish" and "Heysen") are the top wines from Veritas. This wine, made from 30-year old vines that average 2.5 tons of fruit per acre, tips the scales at a whopping 15.1% alcohol, although you would never know it when tasting this super-concentrated wine. It is a killer Shiraz, with an opaque purple color, peppery, tar, sweet, layered, jammy blackberry fruit, hints of subtle new oak, and a massive, powerful, full-bodied finish that goes on and on. Still youthful, it promises to age easily for ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City

Price: Hidden View Price
RP 91

1999 Chris Ringland Shiraz Barossa Range South Australia

98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The Chris Ringland (formerly known as Three Rivers Shiraz), is aged 42 months in 100% new French oak, and is rarely racked until bottling, represents an extraordinary expression of Barossa Shiraz. The intense 1999, released in 2004, demonstrates that this vintage is somewhat underrated after all the hype over 1998. From a vineyard planted in 1910, its inky/purple color is accompanied by aromas of lavender, lard, smoke, licorice, blackberries, cassis, espresso roast, chocolate, and pepper. Full-bodied, slightly less voluminous than the perfect 1998, with ...Read More » 


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RP 98

2000 Kay Brothers "Amery Block 6" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia

90-92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Lighter than its 1999 or 2001 counterparts, the dense purple-colored 2000 Shiraz Amery Vineyard Hillside is spicy and peppery, with a floral (acacia flowers) note intermixed with melted asphalt, black cherries, blackberries, and currants. While ripe, full-bodied, and outstanding, it is a mere mortal compared to its younger and older siblings. (RP)" (10/2002)  


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RP 90 - 92

2010 Clarendon Hills "Astralis" Syrah McLaren Vale South Australia (Pre-Arrival)

100 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2010 Astralis is still quite primary eliciting aromas of black plums, blueberry compote and blackcurrant liqueur with a savory and baking spice undercurrent plus a fragrant whiff of violets. Very structured, fine and complex in the medium to full-bodied mouth, this wine is revealing much more than when I first tasted it a year ago and is now showing layer upon layer of black fruit preserves, mocha, toast and spices before finishing with great length. Extraordinary wine. Approachable now, it should cellar to 2030+. I am ...Read More » 


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RP 100 JH 97

2000 Chris Ringland Shiraz Barossa Range South Australia

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Also tasted and previously recommended, but no tasting note given.. In an earlier, 96-point review: This is a re-review of the 2000 Shiraz since I significantly underated it previously. It is clearly the Barossa wine of the vintage, and has put on considerable weight since it was bottled. This stunning cuvee, which used to be known as the Three Rivers Shiraz, was aged 33 months in French 300 liter hogsheads. A beautiful bouquet of crushed rocks, white flowers, blueberries, blackberries, incense, and subtle pain grille is follwed by a rich, full-bodied re ...Read More » 


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RP 97

2006 Penfolds "Grange" Shiraz South Australia
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2006 Penfolds "Grange" Shiraz South Australia (98JH, 98RP, 98WS, 94ST, 94WE, 93JS). Wine Spectator: "Beautifully aromatic, with scents of blueberry, plum, cherry, coffee and toasted walnut rising from the glass with intensity. After a hit of tannins the rich, focused fruit flavors take over, showing glints of pepper, mint and cocoa and lingering effortlessly. Best from 2016 through 2030. (HS, Web-2012)" 

This lot contains the following items:
2006 Penfolds "Grange" Shiraz South Australia (qty: 2)


End Date: Feb 28 2017 7:00PM PT


2000 Greenock Creek Alice Shiraz
Bid on this 3-bottle lot of 2000 Greenock Creek Alice Shiraz (90RP). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Fashioned from low yields of 1.27 tons of fruit per acre, the 2000 Shiraz Alice’s is 100% Shiraz aged in American oak for 28 months prior to being bottled unfiltered. A strong effort for the vintage, it exhibits a deep ruby/purple color in addition to a sweet nose of blackberries, pepper, and licorice, medium body, and a fine finish. (RP)" (08/2003) 

This lot contains the following items:
2000 Greenock Creek Alice Shiraz (qty: 3)


End Date: Mar 2 2017 2:00PM PT

Current Bid: $105.00
Place Bid
RP 90