Wine Spectator Insider Reviews - May 2017

Showcasing wines that have excited the Wine Spectator editors

In the latest edition of the Wine Spectator Insider, Two Hands have received praise for 11 wines, all receiving scores of 92 points or more!

Featuring wines from all corners of our diverse portfolio, this recent report showcases wines, that have excited the Wine Spectator editors in their latest tastings.

2014 Aphrodite Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Powerful and bold, with wave after wave of flavor, from the initial cassis and huckleberry notes to the creamy vanilla, milk chocolate and dried mint elements. Everything comes together on a harmonious, intense finish. The tannins never get in the way. Drink now through 2030.
94 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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2015 Secret Block Wildlife Road, Moppa Hills, Barossa Valley Shiraz

Concentrated and powerful, plump and velvety, with rich gingerbread and black walnut overtones to the core of dark fruit flavors. A whiff of briny black olive lends a savory side. Shows plenty of power on the long finish. Drink now through 2030.
95 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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2015 Wazza’s Block Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield, Barossa Valley Shiraz

Expressive, powerful and distinctive, with plenty of torque to the smoky overtones of sandalwood, white pepper and black walnut. Offers huckleberry and blueberry flavors at the core. Finds tremendous presence and harmony on the finish. Drink now through 2030.
95 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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2014 Ares Barossa Valley Shiraz

Massive, dense and concentrated, with espresso, dark chocolate and dried herb flavors that work with the wall of dense tannins and the concentrated flavors of cassis and blackberry. Remains tight, with gravelly tannins on the finish, showing glimpses of a terrific wine that needs time to unwind. Best after 2020.
93 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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2014 Aerope Barossa Valley Grenache

Plush raspberry coulis, marzipan, black cherry and kirsch flavors are pure, juicy and ripe, with accents of cinnamon, clove, milk chocolate and toasted rye bread. Generous and expressive, especially on the long finish. Drink now through 2030.
93 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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2015 Bella’s Garden Barossa Valley Shiraz

Dark and dense, with blackberry- and licorice-scented plum flavors, accented by details of espresso, cacao, sage and clay. A distinctive juicy thread runs through the core. Firm finish. Drink now through 2030
93 Points
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2015 Coach House Seppeltsfield Road, Greenock, Barossa Valley Shiraz

Plush, with juicy, chocolate-covered cherry, plum compote and cumin accents set on a thick frame. Earl Grey tea and sarsaparilla notes crescendo on the finish, leaving a spicy detail lingering. Drink now through 2030.
93 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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2015 Holy Grail, Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield, Barossa Valley Shiraz

Firm and dense, with a thread of minerality running through the dried cherry and cranberry flavors. Aromatic details of ginger, chai tea and toast linger on the finish. Ends on a juicy note. Drink now through 2030.
93 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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2015 Brave Faces Barossa Valley Grenache, Mourvedre, Shiraz

The black licorice, anise and black tea notes are effusive, adding complexity to the core of blueberry and wild blackberry flavors. Detailed, juicy and bright, with a touch of sage lingering. Grenache, Mourvèdre and Shiraz. Drink now through 2030.
92 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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2015 Samantha’s Garden Clare Valley Shiraz

Rich and polished, featuring fleshy tannins and a thick blend of cherry, wild blackberry and plum notes at the core. Espresso and baking spice details gain momentum on the finish, with accents of roasted herbs lingering. Drink now through 2027.
92 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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2015 Angels’ Share McLaren Vale Shiraz

Thick and lush, offering indulgent flavors of dark chocolate, espresso, marzipan, vanilla and blackberry syrup. Stylish and harmonious, with velvety tannins and spicy accents that linger on the impressive finish. Drink now through 2027.
92 Points
MaryAnn Worobiec

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