Torbreck; red, "The Factor, Shiraz".

Category: Torbreck
"The Factor, Shiraz" Barossa 2018 91 RP; 75 cl.

29 January 2024

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Tasting Notes :

 

 

Torbreck The Factor Shiraz, 2018.

"From old vines—some well over a century—in two subregions of northwestern Barossa,

this has all the classic Torbreck red hallmarks.

 With a nose you could drive straight into, it's a bottomless well of plump plum,

blackberry, mocha, black olive and bay leaf, with a cedar base notes.

 The mouthfeel is luscious with concentrated fruit and powerful, well-placed tannins.

 There's some alcohol heat here and a sheen of high gloss oak, too,

but like a well-tailored suit or a timeless black dress,

it has decades of shelf life and will always be in fashion. 

Drink over the next 20 years. Christina Pickard" 

 

Wine Enthusiast reviewed.

 

 
 
 
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