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Torbreck 'RunRig' Shiraz 2016

Torbreck 'RunRig' Shiraz 2016

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Description

Name: Torbreck 'RunRig' Shiraz-Viognier
Country: Australia
Region: Barossa Valley
Producer: Torbreck Vintners
Size: 750ml
Vintage: 2016
Varietal: Shiraz-Viognier

Review by The Wine Advocate; 100
"A blend of 98% Shiraz and 2% Viognier made just prior to bottling, the 2016 RunRig is a complete masterpiece. It kicks off with elegant notes of pencil shavings accenting blueberries and blackberries on the nose, then shows incredible, palate-staining intensity of fruit in the mouth. It's full-bodied, plush and velvety without being unstructured and manages to be fruit-forward yet savory on the long-lasting finish, where it picks up hints of mocha and black olives. This should be drinkable with pleasure throughout its entire two-decade life (it may live longer from cold cellars or in larger formats), but if I were lucky enough to have a bottle or two, I'd try the first one about 10 years out. Scheduled for June 2019 release"
-Joe Czerwinski

Review by James Suckling; 97
"Old-vine magic. Some even come from 1858. The decadence and dusty, antique aromas and flavors are very impressive, yet it’s not overdone. Licorice, dark berries, smoke and graphite. A blend of 98% shiraz and 2% viognier. Better in 2021"

Review by Wine Enthusiast; 92
"Torbreck is known for its rich, powerful and unmistakably Barossa reds and the 2016 vintage doesn't disappoint. While addition of a little Viognier is more evident on Torbreck's Descendant wine than on here, the Shiraz offers a deep well of ripe plums and cherries, licorice, peppery spice and meaty earthy green-herbal nuances, along with plenty of toasty oak influence. The palate is plush, dense and oaky, gripped tightly by savory granular tannins. This needs time and plenty of it. Drink 2022–2039"
-Christina Pickard

Review by Wine Spectator; 96
"Restrained and elegant, opening up with ripe black and red fruit flavors. Touches of black licorice and black walnut liqueur plump up the sense of concentration. The tannins are dense but polished, never getting in the way of the harmony. Elements of clove and tobacco emerge on the finish. Shiraz and Viognier. Drink now through 2039. 161 cases imported"
-MW