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WL Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 3 ratings

Pillar Box Red 2005

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Light and modestly appealing for its earthy cherry flavors, finishing with polish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot. Drink now. 65,000 cases made. –HS "WS rated 2004 as 85"

Posted by mbaxter on April 15th, 2007 at 1:15pm | report comment

91 Points - Robert Parker (Wine Advocate)
"There are 70,000 cases of the 2005 Red, a blend of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot from young vines. However, this is no wimpy wine at 15% alcohol. An unbelievable value, it boasts a dense ruby/purple color as well as an uplifted, projected nose of sweet red and black fruits, earth, and spice box. Supple-textured with a voluptuous mouthfeel and unbelievable richness, this wine clearly over-delivers. Enjoy it over the next 2-3 years."

Posted by murrdogg on July 20th, 2007 at 2:13pm | report comment

Smokey nose. Bold wine which now a lot less jammy than a year or 2 ago. Lots of pepper on the mid palette and finish. Can taste the high alcohol but it is well integrated into the wine.

Tasted on 01/23/2010

Posted by lovanc on January 23rd, 2010 at 6:00pm | report comment

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