Australia - 2004 - Torbreck Run Rig Shiraz

  • Region: Australia
  • Vintage: 2004
  • Rating: 99
  • Notes:
    [lying Crown Cellars Hong Kong]
QtyUnitSizeCase SizePriceReserve
1Bottle75cl£105

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Tasting Notes

AY S MILLER: 99

 

THE WINE ADVOCATE: 99

The flagship 2004 Run Rig is 96.5% Shiraz and 3.5% Viognier with the Shiraz component aged for 30 months in a mixture of new and used French oak. Yields were a minuscule 14 hl/ha (about 1 ton per acre). Saturated opaque purple/black, it has a remarkably kinky, exotic perfume of fresh asphalt, pencil lead, smoke, pepper, game, blueberry and black raspberry. Full-bodied and voluptuous in the mouth, the wine is dense and packed, with amazing purity, sweet tannins, and a complex collection of sensory stimuli. The wine demands 10 years of cellaring and will provide hedonistic delights through 2035+.