Amon-Ra 2016, Shiraz

Amon-Ra 2016


Ben Glaetzer - Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australien

Rødvin - Shiraz - 75 cl - 15,50% Vol.

96 point, "Dramatic, intense and powerful, the 2016 Amon Ra Shiraz recalls the 2004 in its youth, crammed with layers of fruit, complex, savory elements and rich, velvety tannins. It's full-bodied, characterized by notes of grilled meat, espresso, black olive, cassis, vanilla, baking spices and an undercurrent of loamy earth. Yes, it's unapologetically big and bold, the product of a warm, sunny climate and ripe grapes, but it does show a sense of decorum, restraint and elegance on the long finish."

19 point, Matthew Jukes: “This is a wine of outstanding refinement. Ben readily admits that the early vintages of Amon-Ra were supposed to shock international wine commentators with their scale and impact. They certainly achieved their aim, but Ben knew that Amon-Ra really needed ratcheting back and this vintage shows the results of his gradual finessing and adding of detail. Cooler and longer with beautiful balance, this is a wine which will be sure to impress all-comers as opposed to just lovers of massive Barossan reds. Using 95% new French and 5% new American oak hogsheads this wine has swallowed this carpentry whole and it shimmers with refinement in the glass. It justifiably gains my highest ever score for this label.”

"Excellent", Langton's Classification - the leading independent ranking of Australian wine

96 point, James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion

Amon-Ra er Ben Glaetzers topvin og tillige en af verdens bedste Syrah/Shiraz-vine. Vinen laves på druer fra det eksklusive Ebenezer-distrikt i Barossa Valley og er lagret 15 måneder på 100% nye fade af fransk og amerikansk eg. I glasset fremstår den blæksort. Duften er kolossalt rig og kompleks, med nuancer af koncentreret bærfrugt, mokka, engelsk lakrids, mineraler, og vanille. Smagen er eksplosivt aromatisk og åbner sig lag efter lag efter lag. Eftersmagen varer flere minutter. Nydes stille af rummelige glas i dag og fire årtier frem.

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Anmeldelser af Amon-Ra 2016, Shiraz

  • point (96 af 100)
  • Langton's ClassificationExcellent
  • Matthew Jukes19 point
  • James Halliday96 point

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