Torbreck RunRig Shiraz 2003
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Torbreck RunRig Shiraz 2003

Sale price $280.00 Regular price $320.00

The estate’s flagship cuvee is the virtually perfect 2003 Run Rig. Made from 8 separate Barossa vineyards (ranging in age from 94 to 158 years), it is primarily Shiraz with 4-5% co-fermented Viognier included in the blend. The wine was aged in French oak of which 60% is new. The sensational, inky/purple-tinged 2003 exhibits a stunningly sweet nose of blackberries, blueberries, litchi nuts, smoked meats, and a hint of apricots. Elegant yet super-powerful, rich, concentrated, and long, it is a tour de force in winemaking as well as a modern classic example of Barossa Shiraz. It should drink well for 20-25 years. 

Rating: 99/100 (Robert Parker Jr)
Varietal: Shiraz & Viognier
Vintage: 2003
Size: 750ml
Country: Australia
Alcohol Content: 14.5%


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