Wow. This is a bold, brassy shiraz that carries a wealth of very intense aromas of ripe blackberries, dark plums, licorice and sweetly spiced earth. Still so very youthful and primary. The palate is so powerful, so mouth-filling and so, so juicy. This manages to deliver such intensity and composure. Supple, long and deep-set tannins and heroically expressive fruit. Really impressi…
【Robert Parker 97pts】
My pick of the recently bottled vintages, the 2016 The Armagh Shiraz shows a bit more obvious oak (simply because of its youth) but also a wonderful taut tension between ripeness and acidity. The fruit here is a bit redder in profile, leaning more toward raspberries than blackberries, while still being fully ripe. Full-bodied and supple, it finishes cedary, intense and long, adding in complex, lingering spice notes.
Jim Barry是全澳洲少數得到酒評家Robert Parker 評定為五星級的酒莊，The Armagh系列由Robert Parker公開稱讚，並經由澳洲著名葡萄酒拍賣公司Langton’s 將The Armagh系列與Penfolds, Henschke等澳洲知名酒莊同列為最具投資價值的澳洲葡萄酒之一。
莊園位於Clare Valley以北約 50 公里的 North Mount Lofty 山脈涼爽的高地上，於 1959 年在克萊爾建立。這是一家家族經營的釀酒廠，致力於通過葡萄栽培和釀酒技術的創新方法生產優質葡萄酒。