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Jim Barry The Armagh Shiraz 2009

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The defining features of this Shiraz by Jim Barry are shown on the palate with fine grained, integrated tannins. Intense flavours of red currants, black cherries and liquorice are in abundance. Subtle hints of freshly turned earth and truffles linger in the background.

The Armagh Shiraz 2009 is by Jim Barry. It has a critic score of 94 out of 100 based on an aggregation of ratings from our partner sites. This 2009 vintage is available in 750ml volume.


Wine Vybe Icon Critic Score 94/100
Wine Vybe Icon Producer Jim Barry
Wine Vybe Icon Blend Shiraz
Wine Vybe Icon Vintage 2009
Wine Vybe Icon Size 750ml
Wine Vybe Icon MPN # WVB-104961
Wine Vybe Icon Shipping Dimensions 3" x 3" x 12" - 2.65 lbs
7.6 x 7.6 x 30.5 (cm) - 1.2 kg
(L x W x H). Bottle dimensions without packaging.
Critic Scores & User Ratings are based on an aggregated score from our partner websites.
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Red Wines

Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-colored grape varieties. It produces a wide range of styles, from light and fruity to rich and full-bodied, with flavors of red and dark fruits, such as cherry, raspberry, blackberry, and plum, often with notes of spice, earth, and oak. The ABV for red wines typically ranges from 12-15%. Its popularity is due to its versatility, complexity, and the wide range of expressions available from different grape varieties and regions.

Red wines are produced in nearly every wine-growing region in the world, with notable examples from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Napa Valley, and Tuscany. The winemaking process for red wine includes fermentation with the grape skins, which imparts color, tannins, and additional flavors to the wine. Red wines are often aged in oak barrels to enhance their complexity and aging potential. The diversity and depth of red wines, along with their ability to pair with a wide variety of foods, ensure their continued popularity among wine enthusiasts and collectors.

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Shiraz Wines

Shiraz, also known as Syrah, is a red grape variety widely grown around the world, particularly in the Rhône Valley of France and Australia. It produces full-bodied wines with high tannins and flavors of dark fruit, such as blackberry and plum, along with notes of black pepper, spice, and earth. The ABV for Shiraz wines typically ranges from 13-15%. Its popularity is due to its ability to produce rich, powerful wines that are both age-worthy and expressive of their terroir.

The varied soils and climates of regions like the Rhône Valley and Australia's Barossa Valley provide ideal conditions for Shiraz, allowing the grape to develop its characteristic intensity and complexity. Shiraz is often used to produce both varietal wines and blends, showcasing its versatility. The grape's potential for producing high-quality, distinctive wines that reflect the nuances of their growing region has ensured its continued prominence and popularity among winemakers and wine enthusiasts worldwide.

Critical Acclaim

Deep red/purple colour; the aromas are dried herby and savoury, with some dried fruit nuances. Cranberry jelly, too. The palate is very drying and firm, bold and ripe, with pervasive tannins - nicely ripe, smooth tannins, but also with a touch of firmness.
Huon Hooke

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