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Torbreck - RunRig - Shiraz - 2001 - 750mL - 1 Bottle Lot

Est. range: 350-550

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3 in stock
  • Lot ID 14294457
  • 99/100 Points RPJ
  • $550.00 RRP Per Bottle
  • Cork Closure
  • Professional Cellaring
  • Ullage: Into Upper Neck
  • 14.5% ABV




Robert Parkers Review:

Constantly flirting with perfection, the 2001 Run Rig is a worthy successor to the blockbuster, surreal 1998. A blend of 97% Shiraz and 3% Viognier, this is Torbreck’s flagship offering. Sadly, there are only 1,500 cases produced. Sourced from old vines, some close to 140 years of age, it is fashioned from four sectors of Barossa – Marananga, Koonunga Hill, Moppa, and Greenock. It spends 30 months in 60% new French oak before being bottled without fining or filtration. The powerful, full-bodied 2001 exhibits aromas of creme de cassis, blackberry liqueur, ink, espresso, graphite, and apricot marmalade. The impression on the palate is one of marvellous richness, expansive texture, a multi-layered skyscraper soaring across the palate with no heaviness. It is a tour de force in winemaking, but give it 2-3 years of bottle age, and drink it over the following 15-20+ years.

99 Points
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #155 (Oct 2004)

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