Australia, 1996

1996 was a great vintage for South Australia and Western Australia where both Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz were outstanding. Victoria was also very good, narrowly missing out on top marks due to rains at harvest time. The best reds were fully ripe, concentrated and elegant – beautifully balanced.

Australia, 1996

1996 was a great vintage for South Australia and Western Australia where both Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz were outstanding. Victoria was also very good, narrowly missing out on top marks due to rains at harvest time. The best reds were fully ripe, concentrated and elegant – beautifully balanced.

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  1. Torbreck, RunRig, 1996

    Torbreck, RunRig, 1996

    Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

    Optimum Drinking: 2017-2020
    Reviewer Rating: 95 - eRobertParker.com

    Tasting more like a Rhone Valley Cote Rotie than a Barossa Shiraz, it is full-bodied and opulent with some light tannins to be resolved...should last for another decade or more. eRobertParker.com

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  2. Penfolds, Grange, 1996

    Penfolds, Grange, 1996

    Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

    Optimum Drinking: 2018-2025
    Reviewer Rating: 95 - Wine Spectator

    "The wine is layered, unctuously textured, full-bodied with tremendous intensity, moderately high tannin, and a 40-second finish." eRobertParker.com

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