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2005 Torbreck - Run Rig Syrah - Australia - South Australia - Barossa Valley - Red

Australia - South Australia - Barossa Valley

Red Syrah
Producer Notes

Torbreck Vintners was founded by David Powell in 1994. Although located in Australia's Barossa Valley, the name comes from a forest in Scotland where Powell previously worked as a lumberjack before becoming a winemaker. Torbreck's production is centered around the classic Barossa Valley varieties of Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro (Mourvedre), and the winemaking philosophy is based on David's love... More »

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97
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2011-2025 VF: 2007-2025
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 140
Author Ronn L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 89.412%
Tasted On 06/14/2014

Unbelievably good. Had it next to the Grange, it won.

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Author johnmhoward
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.536%
Tasted On 06/10/2014
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Author CBS Wine
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.304%
Tasted On 03/13/2011
Drink Dates 2011-2025
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Author Chip
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.549%
Tasted On 08/14/2009

I had this at a winemaker's dinner on 8/14/09. It was FABULOUS with a great bouquet of tobacco, cassis, plum, cherry, pepper, spice and toast. The palate was massive, smooth and well balanced with flavors that followed the nose exactly. It was utterly awesome!

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Author ryans
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 50%
Tasted On 06/08/2009

Parker gave this 98+ points. Motor oil on a moonless night!! This is in my opinion better than The Grange from Penfolds. Enjoy this wine over the next 15 years.

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