Barossa Valley Estate `E&E` Black Pepper Shiraz 2005(6x750mL), SA RRP$89.99

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Testament to the iconic stature of this wine is its achievement of being awarded 90+ points in Wine Spectator 9 years in a row plus named in the top 25 Benchmark wines from Australia by Wine Spectator.

The palate highlights the E&E style - rich, full bodied, finesse and a long elegant finish.

SA - Barossa
South Australia

Expert Reviews

The 2005 E&E Black Pepper Shiraz received the same elevage as the 2004 but is more deeply coloured with a bouquet that jumps from the glass. Cedar, earth notes, leather, plum, and blueberry aromas are quite alluring. This leads to a concentrated, intense, lengthy wine which has 3-4 years of cellaring potential. Although it can be enjoyed now, it will be at its best from 2012 to 2022. Rating 92 - Jay Miller, Wine Advocate #181 (Feb/2009)

Retains good hue; a sumptuously rich and velvety wine that has waves of black fruits, chocolate and mocha supported by fine, ripe tannins and good oak - and nary a hint of pepper, black or otherwise. Rating 94 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion Edition 2010

Winery Tasting Notes


Deep, dark red in colour.


The wine shows lifted aromas of cherry blossom, dark chocolate, coffee, and ripe blackberries.


Integrated into these aromas are spicy oak characters. The palate highlights the E&E style - rich, full bodied, finesse and a long elegant finish.

Cellaring Potential

Will reward careful cellaring, as it will improve for up to ten years after release.

Food Matching

Enjoy with full flavoured cheese, rich red meat dishes or simply by itself after decanting.

SA - Barossa
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Cork closure

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Barossa Valley Estate (BVE) was formed in 1984 by 80 third and fourth generation grape growers who took control of their destiny by forming a co-operative and produce their own wine. Combining their skills and blending their grapes from across the Barossa Valley, they rode out the hard times and built for the future.

Every BVE wine is made in the reflection of our world-famous E&E Black Pepper Shiraz. Crafted from 100% Barossa Valley fruit our wines highlight the true expression of the richness and character of the region.

In 1984, the consumption of red wine was declining. Offering handsome subsidies, the federal government urged growers to pull out their ancient Shiraz vines and replace them with Chardonnay. But there were 80 third and fourth generation Barossa Valley grape growers who refused. Stubbornness became their strength. Instead of trying to sell the grapes to winemakers for little reward, they decided to take control of their own destiny by forming a cooperative and making their own wine. Barossa Valley Estate (BVE) was formed.

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