2019 Two Hands Barossa Gnarly Dudes Shiraz

90 Points Parker's Wine Advocate
In stock
A discount price on this classy Aussie Shiraz. Year in year out, Two Hands can always get their hands on the best fruit, making this Gnarly Dudes an intensely fruited and relatively complex style of Shiraz. An interesting and food-freindly Shiraz... for a really nice and cheaper price!
Elsewhere up to $41.99 Save $10.00 $31.99 in mixed 6+ or $35.99 per bottle



Its Origins

The two hands label is derived by the hands of South Australian businessmen Michael Twelftree and Richard Mintz. Michael laid the foundation of Two Hands through his extensive extensive experience in marketing Australian wine in the US (for other producers). On the principle that if big is good, bigger is better, the style of the wines has been aimed squarely at the palate of the American palate and the American wine critics- especially Robert Parker Jr and Wine Spectators Harvey Steiman. Grapes are sourced from the Barossa Valley (where the business has 15ha of shiraz), McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Langhorne Creek and Padthaway. The emphasis of the wines is on sweet fruit and soft tannin structure, all signifying the precise marketing strategy of what is a very successful business.

What The Critics Say

90/100 Parker's Wine Advocate, Joe Czerwinski

"As always, sourced from the Barossa Valley, the 2019 Gnarly Dudes Shiraz features darker fruit tones than the McLaren Vale-based Angel's Share. Blackberries and hints of black olive mark the nose, while the medium to full-bodied palate is lined with supple tannins and brambly spice nuances, leading into a softly dusty finish." Drink 2020 - 2024

90/100 The Real Review, Stuart Knox

"Deep ruby and purple colour. Black cherries and mocha aromatics. Cherry fruit drives the palate with layers of aniseed and coca. The tannins give fantastic focus and provide a freshness that keeps you returning. Good length and line 16 OCT 2020." Drink 2020 - 2028

95/100 Halliday's Wine Companion, James Halliday (2018 vintage)

"Everything is right with this wine. The colour is full but clear, the bouquet composed and welcoming, the medium-bodied palate continuing the theme, dark berry fruits doing all the lifting (this is only medium-bodied, in any event), the mouthfeel juicy, the tannins fine-spun, the length exemplary."

Variety Shiraz / Syrah
Region Barossa
Closure Cap
Volume 750ml
Maturity 2020 - 2028

This Wine Goes Well With

with BBQ
with BEEF
with LAMB



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