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2006 Torbreck Woodcutter's Shiraz Barossa Valley (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Torbreck Vintners   details
Appellation: Barossa Valley - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz
Maturity: Drink/Mature
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$16.99
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: February 17, 2008 , from a member
89 points "I liked the richness of flavor along with nice complexity, which is often missing in fruit forward wines. My wife picked up a "soapy" note that completely turned her off, so this won't be back in our house. Too bad..."
tasted: March 1, 2008 , rockguit
89 points "Color: dark; Nose: complex; Acidity: crisp; Sweetness: medium dry; Body: full-bodied; Finish: medium; Overall: bold; " Best 2008-
tasted: August 15, 2008 , Kyle Phillips
4 stars "Color: bright; Aromas: red berry; Sweetness: medium dry; Finish: persistent; " Best -2013
tasted: July 20, 2009 , cjspoonhower
4 stars "Color: dark; Nose: intense; Acidity: lively; Body: full-bodied; Overall: bold; "
tasted: July 17, 2011 , Doug Kyr
4 stars
rated: April 2, 2008 , Brad Owens
92 points
rated: January 7, 2010 , Wine Library Oct 2007
92 points "Wine Advocate 92 points! “The 2006 Woodcutter’s Shiraz was sourced from six sub-regions of the Barossa. The wine was aged for 12 months in large, neutral French oak and was bottled unfined and unfiltered. Purple-colored, it has an attractive array of pepper, spicy blackberry, black cherry, and blueberry muffin aromas. Full-bodied and opulent on the palate, the wine delivers gobs of meaty, full-flavored blue and black fruits to accompany its forward, easy-going personality. Drink this incredible value over the next 4-6 years. 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. The top cuvees are limited production and expensive but there are also some outstanding values in the portfolio. With regard to the current vintages for the Barossa red wines, David Powell states “? 2004 is more savory while 2005 has more purity and definition. 2004 is more classic, 2005 will take longer to come around.” Wine Advocate #173 Oct 2007 " Best 2010-2012
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