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Torbreck RunRig

Shiraz Viognier

Shiraz Viognier 2001 99 Wine Information Available 2 $299.99

Wine Detail

Winery:Torbreck

Winery Region:Barossa Valley

Wine Name:RunRig

Variety:Shiraz Viognier

Type:Red

Vintage:2001

Country:Australia

Robert Parker Rating:99

2001 Torbreck RunRig Shiraz Viognier Red 750ml

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99 Points Robert Parker

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.
Source: Robert Parker (Wine Advocate) by Robert M. Parker, Jr. January, 2009

99 Points Robert Parker

"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 marvelous 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."
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate # 155 Oct 2004.

94 Points James Halliday

Rich, layered and complex black fruits, spice and licorice; excellent texture and structure. Drink to 2016.
Source: James Halliday. February, 2004

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