Torbreck The Factor

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Delivery mid December 2020

 It should prove to be one of the longest-lived wines from this lineup.

  •   Barossa Valley, Australia
  •   Hearty Red
  •   Shiraz
  •   2017

The Factor pays homage to the Barossa's unique point of difference - great old Shiraz vineyards and the growers who painstakingly tend and nurture them each year.

"Aged in 50% new oak, Tobreck’s 2017 The Factor boasts hickory-like smoky aromas, plus plum and blackberry fruit. It’s full-bodied and firmly built, finishing with hints of chocolate, licorice and dusty tannins. Give it another 2-3 years in the cellar, then drink it over the next decade and a half." 95 pts, Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate

"Deep, dark red/purple colour and a bouquet of black fruits and graphite, dark chocolate and hints of creosote. It’s a big, bold, ballsy wine with guts and grip, and not as elegantly-struc- tured as RunRig, the finish slightly chewy and warm from the alcohol. This is a big mother! It will be long lived." 94 pts, Huon Hooke, The Real Review

"The big factor here is the vintage. The 2017s from the top wines are from a slightly cooler, damper year - but remember this is Australia. The wines are graceful and charming, with lovely perfumes and earlier maturity.
Four blocks from around Barossa. Big perfume and fleshy fruit and tannins - no fine bones here. More muscular, tannic expression with big black fruit."
Nathan Hill

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  Bottle size 750
  Vintage 2017
  Country Australia
  Region Barossa Valley
  Grape Shiraz
  Wine Type Red wines
  Wine Style Hearty Red
  Oak Strongly Oaked
  Drinkability Lay down
  Sweetness Dry
  Food Match Red Meat - Beef bourguignon, Red Meat - Braised Aardvark, Red Meat - Cassoulet, Red Meat - Pork Belly, Red Meat - Veal
  Abv 15%

Torbreck Vintners

From lumberjack to star winemaker in the Barossa Valley

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