Glaetzer Amon-Ra 2005 1.5L
SKU: 9322246009069

Glaetzer Amon-Ra 2005

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  • ws92

1.5L
$229.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Australia, South Australia, Barossa Valley
Brand Glaetzer
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Dense purple colour, the nose displays notes of blackberry, cherry, nutmeg and intense spice. The wine is voluptuous and yet seamlessly elegant. Supple tannins complement richness and viscosity. It is slightly more fruit driven than the 2004 Amon-Ra. Whereas the 2004 displayed purity and elegance at release, the 2005 will require a little more time to settle down in bottle. The tannin structure and sheer fruit weight of the wine will enable long-term cellaring from 12-18 years.
Wine Enthusiast
  • we95

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 great freshness and drive, giving it a juicy, fresh fruit character that's accented even more by dustings of pepper and dried spices. A beautiful marriage of drinkability and ageability; drink now-2020.

Joe Czerwinski, November 1, 2007
Wine Spectator
  • ws92

Smooth, round and spicy, with star anise and soy sauce overtones to the rich cherry and toast flavors, lingering on the generous finish. Has depth and impressive detail. Best from 2008 through 2015.

Harvey Steiman, May 31, 2007