Torbreck, The Factor Shiraz, 2003

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Torbreck, The Factor Shiraz, 2003

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

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  • Bottle
  • Case of 6
  • Case of 12
£60.00
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£60.00

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Grape Varietes: Shiraz 100% Wine Style: Full Bodied Red Winemaker: David Powell Optimum Drinking: 2016-2020 Reviewer Rating: 96 Reviewer: eRobertParker.com Code: 102416
Estate Notes

Torbreck's The Factor 2003 is a knockout Shiraz made from small parcels of select fruit from old, dry grown, vines which are matured separately in 70% (old) and 30% (new) French oak.

The name 'Factor' is taken from the name of the manager on a Scottish highland estate, while Torbreck is named after a forest in Scotland where winemaker David Powell once worked as a lumberjack.

Reviews

"The 2003 The Factor (100% Shiraz aged 24 months in old French oak) is a riveting effort that displays the exquisite talent of David Powell. Its smoky perfume of blackberry liqueur intermixed with cherries, acacia flowers, and espresso roast is followed by a full-throttle, multi-layered palate as well as a 60-second finish. This stunning Shiraz should drink well for 10-15+ years." eRobertParker.com

"Dense and distinctive Shiraz that provides a lavish mouthful of licorice- and tar-accented purple plum, blueberry and sweet spice flavors. Framed with oak, but not at all woody. The finish rolls along unperturbed by the fine-grained tannins.” James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion