Rusden


Rusden 'Driftsand' GSM 2012
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "Vivid ruby-red. An exotically perfumed bouquet evokes fresh red berries, apricot, candied flowers and allspice. Sweet and seamless on the palate, offering intense raspberry and boysenberry flavors; a jolt of peppery spices enlivens the back half of this liqueur-like wine. Puts on

Rusden 'Christines Vineyard' Grenache 2005
91  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 91 "The 2005 Grenache 'Christine's Vineyard' was aged for 18 months in neutral French oak. Medium ruby-colored, it offers aromas of earth, saddle leather, black raspberry, and kirsch. Medium to full-bodied, it displays a velvety texture, succulent, candied red fruit flavors, and a

Rusden Driftsand GSM 2005
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "The 2005 Grenache (60%) – Shiraz (40%) “Driftsand” was aged for 18 months in neutral French oak. Medium ruby-colored, it delivers a fragrant perfume of lavender, sage, strawberry, and rhubarb. Supple and sweet, with no hard edges, this easy-going blend, lacking only complexity,

Rusden Ripper Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2005
94  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 94 "The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon (50%) - Shiraz (50%) 'Ripper Creek' was aged for 18 months in seasoned French oak. It exhibits a splendid nose of scorched earth, saddle leather, black currant, blackberry, and blueberry pie. This leads to a medium to full-bodied, smooth-textured wine

Rusden 'Stockade Eureka' Shiraz 2005
92  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 92 "The 2005 Stockade is a 1,000-case cuvee of 100% Shiraz that spent time in neutral French oak. It exhibits a deep ruby/purple hue, an opulent, fruit-forward personality, plenty of blackberry and smoky notes, a ripe, heady mouthfeel, and a nicely defined finish. With 14% alcohol,

Rusden 'Bakery Hill Eureka' Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
92  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 92 "The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon “Bakery Hill” was aged in seasoned French and American oak. It is purple-colored with an impressive aromatic array of cedar, scorched earth, black currant and blackberry. This leads to a medium-bodied, forward wine with a supple texture, intense black

Rusden Shiraz Black Guts 2004
97  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 97 "Rusden's flagship is the 2004 Shiraz 'Black Guts,' sourced from a vineyard planted in 1959. It was aged for 30 months in barrel, 10% new American, 25% new French, with the balance used French. Purple-colored (but not as saturated as many of its Barossa peers), it delivers a

Rusden Ripper Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2003
92  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 92 "A beauty, the 2003 Cabernet/Shiraz Ripper Creek (55% and 45% respectively) possesses an opaque ruby/purple color in addition to a sweet bouquet of graphite, creme de cassis, smoke, and damp earth. With striking minerality, medium to full body, decent acidity, loads of black