Torbreck RunRig 2006

$229.99

SKU 06980

750ml

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The RunRig has drawn comparison with the beautifully fragrant & tautly structured wines produced from the slopes of the Northern Rhône Valley's Appellation of Côte Rôtie.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Appellation Barossa Valley
Brand Torbreck
Alcohol/vol 16%
  • wa96

Wine AdvocateThe flagship 2006 Run Rig is a blend of 95% Shiraz and 5% Viognier. A saturated purple color, it sends up a complex bouquet of cigar box, Asian spices, incense, bacon, plum, and blueberry. On the palate it admirably combines power and elegance. Layers of succulent fruit are nicely complemented by the wine's generous framework. Another 4-6 years of cellaring should fill it out with style.

Jay Miller, December 2009
  • we92

Wine EnthusiastFor all of this wine's warmth, it's not overly weighty, instead delivering raspberry jam flavors tinged with cracked pepper and slightly herbal or floral notes. No sharp edges, no drying tannins, just a mouthful of pleasure, ending with hints of espresso and dark chocolate. Drink now-2016.

Joe Czerwinski, November 1, 2011