|America's Wine Shop (New York, NY)||USD 21.99 $21.99 750ml|
Torbreck "Cuvee Juveniles" Red Blend Australia Barossa Syrah & Shiraz Torbreck 2009
Juveniles is a 'cult' Parisian wine bar run by eningmatic ex-pat Englishman, Tim Johnston. He's been in Paris more than twenty years and is a passionate promoter of the Rhone Valley and it's wines, particularly individualist, quality minded producers. Dave Powell hit it off with Tim over the years, eventually making a wine exclusively for his wine bar in 1999. In keeping with Tim and Dave's love of Rhone Valley varietals and the fact that they are equally at home in the Barossa,the blend constitutes old-vine Grenache, Mataro (Mourvedre) and Shiraz and was elevaged entirely in stainless steel.
External Reviews for Torbreck "Cuvee Juveniles" Red Blend Australia Barossa Syrah & Shiraz Torbreck
WA 91pts. - IWC 90pts. - According to the Wine Advocate: A blend of 60% Grenache, 20% Shiraz and 20% Mataro, the 2009 Cuvee Juveniles came from vines averaging 90 years old and yielding around 22 hl/ha. Deep garnet-purple, it has a profoundly fruity nose, giving fragrant notes of warm raspberries, strawberries, some funk and earth plus a little tar and black pepper. Full-bodied, it offers a medium level of silky tannins, crisp acid to balance the concentrated fruit and a long finish. Delicious now, it should remain fresh and vibrant through 2015+.
Food Pairings for Torbreck "Cuvee Juveniles" Red Blend Australia Barossa Syrah & Shiraz Torbreck
Best Wine Deals
Berserker Day VI is coming quick! 1-27-2015Replied
Allegro Vineyards Riesling (2007)Rated
Nissley Vineyards White Blend Lancaster Valley Rhapsody In Blue (2007)Rated
Nissley Vineyards Apple (2006)Rated
Ravenswood Zinfandel Lodi Old Vine (2012)Reviewed
Chateau de Thauvenay Sancerre (2013)Reviewed
Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Black Label (2011)Cellared
Ck Mondavi Pinot Grigio (2013)Rated
No clue about Wine TerminologyReplied