2006 Torbeck Shiraz "Woodcutter"
Barossa Valley, Australia
WB Rating: 89

Alcohol by volume: 14.5%
Price at time of purchase: $16.99 (K&L)
Type: Shiraz
Principal varietal(s): Syrah

Another positive data point for screw-cap bottles. This wine, at age 6, is just entering its prime. Has an almost St. Julien-like nose of dark currants, blueberries, blackberries, and spicy oak. Chewy, full-bodied texture. Still absolutely fresh as a daisy and getting more complex as it ages. Excellent wine that may be outstanding in another year or two. - HK 2012-08-20


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