2003 Torbreck Run Rig

Proprietary Blend - 6L
Reg: $1,845.00
$1,495.00
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REVIEWS

WA 99 WA 99 JH 96 JH 96 JD 96 VN 94 WS 94 NM 92
WA 99

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2006

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...
WA 99

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2006

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...
JH 96

James Halliday, February 2006

Deep colour and hue; highly fragrant, spiced blackberry aromas; the intensity of flavour hits the mouth like a gale, the inbuilt tannins neither hard nor dry. Controlled oak.
JH 96

James Halliday, February 2006

Deep colour and hue; highly fragrant, spiced blackberry aromas; the intensity of flavour hits the mouth like a gale, the inbuilt tannins neither hard nor dry. Controlled oak. The '04 should be celestial.
JD 96

jebdunnuck.com, June 2011

A huge, ripe wine, the 2003 Torbreck Run Rig is a blend of 95% Shiraz (aged for 30 months in 60% new French oak) and 5% Viognier (aged for 6 months in barrel and added to the blend just prior to bottling.) Still purple...
VN 94

Vinous, July 2006

Inky violet. Explosively aromatic nose offers the full range of red and black fruits, along with notes of candied violet, cinnamon, mace, star anise and exotic tobacco. Hugely concentrated and velvety but also remarkably...
WS 94

Wine Spectator, October 2006

The Viognier component makes a serious statement, adding an unusual apricot quality to the blueberry, plum and spice flavors. Has a chewy texture, but also a sense of refinement and completeness. Offers shades of nutmeg...
NM 92

Neal Martin's Wine Journal, January 2010

This has an attractive nose (more so than Two Hand’s Zippy’s that it followed) with blackberry, a touch of fresh prune, fig and blueberry jam. Good definition. The palate is dense and spicy: notes of sloe, dark melted...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Sub-region Barossa Valley
Vintage 2003
Size 6L
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Crown Seal