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Torbreck Runrig Shiraz Viognier 2010

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RunRig Shiraz / Viognier 2004 - Torbreck: RunRig Shiraz / Viognier 2004 - Rotwein von Torbreck VintnersEinen wirklich ganz außergewöhnlichen Wein können wir Ihnen hier anbieten. Dieser RunRig Shiraz / Viognier von 2004 zeigt sich außerordentlich opulent und reichhaltig, ist jedoch von festerer Struktur als der Jahrgang 2001. Damit ist er einer bemerkenswertesten Weine dieses Jahres, was sich durch sein tiefes Purpur im Glas zeigt und durch sein üppiges Bouquet von Aprikosen, Heckenkirsche, dunklen Himbeeren, Brombeeren, Lakritze und Anklängen an gebratenes Fleisch.  Damit ist dieser hochgelobte Tropfen der ideale Wein zu würzigen Käsesorten an einem schönen Abend vor dem Kamin.Weingut: Torbreck VintnersLand: AustralienRegion: Barossa ValleyRebsorten: 97% Shiraz, 3% ViognierAlkoholgehalt: 14,5 Vol.%Inhalt: 0,75 lLagerfähigkeit: 15 Jahre ab JahrgangFassreife: in Barriques gereift (30 Monate)Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16-18°CAuszeichnungen des RunRig Shiraz / Viognier 2004:99 Parker PunkteThe wine companion (James Halliday) - 96 PunkteSteven Tanzer (IWC)- 95 PunkteWine Spectator ? 94 Punkte Rotwein > Australien > Barossa Valley

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Torbreck Vintners:
Torbreck Vintners was founded by David Powell in 1994. The roots go back to 1992 when Dave, who was then working at Rockford, began to discover and clean up a few sections of dry-grown old vines. Near lifeless, he nurtured them back to health and was rewarded with small parcels of fruit that he made into wine. Dave was able to secure a contract for the supply of grapes from a run-down but an... Read more
Torbreck Vintners was founded by David Powell in 1994. The roots go back to 1992 when Dave, who was then working at Rockford, began to discover and clean up a few sections of dry-grown old vines. Near lifeless, he nurtured them back to health and was rewarded with small parcels of fruit that he made into wine. Dave was able to secure a contract for the supply of grapes from a run-down but ancient Shiraz vineyard. He managed to raise enough money to share-farm the vineyard, a practice which involves paying the owner a percentage of the market rate for his grapes in return for totally managing the vineyard. This share-farming principle has enabled Torbreck to use fruit from the very best vineyards in the Barossa Valley, which is home to some of the most precious old vines in the world. In 1995 Dave crushed three tonnes of grapes and fermented them into wine in a shed on his 12-hectare Marananga property. He named his wine 'Torbreck' after a forest in Scotland where he worked as a lumberjack. The Torbreck endeavour is based around the classic Barossa Valley varietals of Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro, and a love for the wines of France's Rhone Valley. Dave loves the intense, rich, Rhone-like flavours that come from old-vines and the fact that Shiraz and Grenache are the mainstay red grapes of the Northern and Southern Rhone often draws comparison. Torbreck doesn't only make red wines though, we have Viognier, Marsanne and Roussanne planted on our winery block which we have blended to make a white wine for the last 2 years. In July 2002 the historic Hillside property was acquired by Torbreck. Situated in Lyndoch, it is one of the original Barossa properties. Vast and picturesque it contains some magnificent old and ancient vineyards that will further our source of premium quality fruit. The Hillside property contains a wonderful native ecosystem that supports a myriad of flora and fauna. Dave hopes to turn it into a nature reserve in the future that will be open to visits. In June 2003 at the finish of vintage, we opened our cellar-door for sales. An original settlers hut, it has been lovingly restored and provides a personal touch and some Barossa warmth whilst you taste our wines. It is open daily and we welcome any visits. In the middle of 2008 a long term vision of Dave Powell's will reach completion. A new winery and administration facility will have been completed on land acquired from a next door neighbour. This will enable our grapes to be made into wine using the best availble equipment and then bottled 'on the estate' using our own bottling line. Finally we have complete control of all aspects of production which will see a new benchmark of wine quality established by us in the Barossa Valley. Read less

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Vintage: 2004 03/29/2010

RunRig Shiraz / Viognier 2004 - Torbreck: RunRig Shiraz / Viognier 2004 - Rotwein von Torbreck VintnersEinen wirklich ganz außergewöhnlichen Wein können wir Ihnen hier anbieten. Dieser RunRig Shiraz / Viognier von 2004 zeigt sich außerordentlich opulent und reichhaltig, ist jedoch von festerer Struktur als der Jahrgang 2001. Damit ist er einer bemerkenswertesten Weine dieses Jahres, was sich durch sein tiefes Purpur im Glas zeigt und durch sein üppiges Bouquet von Aprikosen, Heckenkirsche, dunklen Himbeeren, Brombeeren, Lakritze und Anklängen an gebratenes Fleisch.  Damit ist dieser hochgelobte Tropfen der ideale Wein zu würzigen Käsesorten an einem schönen Abend vor dem Kamin.Weingut: Torbreck VintnersLand: AustralienRegion: Barossa ValleyRebsorten: 97% Shiraz, 3% ViognierAlkoholgehalt: 14,5 Vol.%Inhalt: 0,75 lLagerfähigkeit: 15 Jahre ab JahrgangFassreife: in Barriques gereift (30 Monate)Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16-18°CAuszeichnungen des RunRig Shiraz / Viognier 2004:99 Parker PunkteThe wine companion (James Halliday) - 96 PunkteSteven Tanzer (IWC)- 95 PunkteWine Spectator ? 94 Punkte Rotwein > Australien > Barossa Valley


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Vintage: 2003 02/24/2010

Torbreck RunRig Shiraz / Viognier 2003: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 Std. vorher belüften), empf. Trinktemperatur 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift (30 Monate), lagerfähig 15 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2003Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Barossa ValleyWeingut: Torbreck VintnersRebsorte: 97% Shiraz, 3% ViognierRestzucker: trockenRestsäure: 6,5 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 14,5 % Rotwein


External Review
Vintage: 2002 02/24/2010

Torbreck RunRig Shiraz / Viognier 2002: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 Std. vorher belüften), Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift (30 Monate), lagerfähig 15 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2002Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Barossa ValleyWeingut: Torbreck VintnersRebsorte: 97% Shiraz, 3% ViognierRestzucker: trockenRestsäure: 6,5 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 14,5 % Rotwein




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