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2004 Torbreck Australian (Red Blend) "Run Rig"

Winery: Torbreck

Vintage: 2004

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Run Rig"

Wine Category: Australian (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 96.5% Shiraz & 3.5% Viognier

Region: Barossa Valley

State or country: Australia

Price: $175

Cases produced: 900

KWG Score: 98.2 (based on 5 reviews)

Average Virtual Score: 98 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (97.99-94)

Review date: April 22, 2007

Wine Review: If you can afford this wine, you will not be disappointed. This premier wine from Torbreck is excellent. This deep purple wine opens with a pleasant and inviting bouquet. On the palate, this medium to full bodied wine is well balanced, concentrated, and has explosive flavors. For a wine with this level of intensity, it also has an elegant side to it which makes it a bit more food friendly than the 2003. The finish is dry and quite prolonged. This is a terrific wine the will enhance any special occasion. The trait of a truly great wine is the need for more of it. I couldn’t get enough. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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