Torbeck Old Vines Grenache Shiraz 2005 Wine Review

Torbeck Old Vines Grenache Shiraz 2005
Barossa Valley, Australia
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Product #: 80721

Price: $20.95
Alcohol: 14%
Drink: Now
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Torbeck
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Natalie's Score: 91/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This blend of two classic Rhône varieties, Grenache and Shiraz (aka Syrah), is packed with concentrated fruit flavors. Dry, with a supple texture, it’s bursting with black raspberry, juicy strawberry, peppery spice and vanillin-oak flavors that culminate in a lengthy finish. My note: Torbreck’s owner and winemaker David Powell continues to make what are some of Australia’s greatest wines. A flamboyantly-styled, intense wine with dense notes of blackberries, plums, game meats and cigar. A lengthy finish adds to its enjoyment.

Grenache Shiraz food pairings: beef wellington, herb-crusted cheese, Mexican dishes, ostrich.

This was reviewed January 10, 2009 by
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