Torbreck, RunRig, 2001

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Torbreck, RunRig, 2001

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia



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Grape Varietes: Shiraz 96.5%, Viognier 3.5% Wine Style: Sophisticated Spicy Reds Winemaker: David Powell Optimum Drinking: 2017-2024 Reviewer Rating: 99 Reviewer: Code: 102431 Alcohol: 14.5% Label Quality: Slight staining to some labels.
Estate Notes

Torbreck's RunRig is the estate's flagship wine, made from extremely old vines from eight separate premium Barossa plots. The sensational 2001 vintage was purchased in its original wooden case and was rated 99 and 98 points respectively by and the Wine Spectator. Simply awesome.

The RunRig combines the sheer fruit intensity of some of the finest Shiraz vines of the Barossa with European elegance - the small percentage of Viognier adding real vitality - and hence the best of both worlds.

Torbreck is named after a forest in Scotland where winemaker David Powell once worked as a lumberjack.

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“The youngest Run Rig, the 2001, should equal the 1998 as it is almost a clone aromatically, texturally, and flavor-wise, just much younger. This opaque purple-colored beauty should flirt with perfection over the next 10-15 years. "

“Amazingly supple, round and pure, smoothly polished to the point where the tannins almost disappear, but something is supporting the gorgeous blueberry, plum, mineral and subtle spice flavors to let them soar on and on through the extraordinarily long, fleshy finish.” Wine Spectator

“Torbreck, under the leadership of owner/winemaker David Powell, remains a Barossa Valley benchmark as well as one of the world’s greatest wine estates.”