Wine Torbreck, "Runrig", 2006
Wine dense, almost inky.
The wine has a rich, fresh taste, which is in the glass reveals subtle notes of marmalade home and scorched earth.
Intense aroma of wine is filled with notes of black blackberry chernosmorodinnogo liquor, smoke, graphite and molten tar.
The wine is recommended to serve red meat on the grill, as well as venison and aged cheeses.
Surprisingly sweet wine "Runrig" is so powerful and rich taste that is often compared with the greatest wines of the Northern Rhone - "Hermitage" and "Cote-Rotie". Crop varieties Shiraz and Viognier are harvested in late March or early April at 6 different sites of the Barossa Valley: Marananga, Greenock, Moppa, Gomersal, Kalimna and Ebenezer. For desteblyatsiey berries must fermentation with the skins of grapes in open concrete and wooden containers for 6-7 days. After soft pressing the wine is aged in new and old French barrels for 30 months. Then assambliruetsya wine and bottled without filtration and clarification.
The history of wine-making company "Torbrek" based David Powell, started in 1994. A few years before that, David began searching for land in the Barossa Valley and bought vineyards with old vines, which began to revivify. He revived the almost dead vines and gathered a small crop of excellent grapes. Powell initially produced wine for their own consumption, and only in 1997 started to produce wines under the brand name "Torbrek." The company is named after the Scottish forest where David Powell has worked long time woodcutter. Thanks to the experience of experts "Torbrek" and high quality wine grapes produced very quickly earned the recognition of professionals. Over time, the company continued to expand in 2002 was bought by a huge area of the historic Hillside farm, located in a very picturesque place, which has become another source of high-quality grapes. More recently, a new winery was built and a new administrative building.
David Powell has always believed in the value of traditional techniques of wine production and rich winemaking heritage of the Barossa Valley. Basically the company "Torbrek" produces red wines, for which use the most common to the Barossa Valley grape varieties such as Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre. But lately, there are also produced white wines made from Marsanne, Viognier and Rusal. The company "Torbreck" creates wonderful examples of wines that are valued by experts around the world.