2016 RunRig from Torbeck, Australia
The 2016 RunRig from Torbeck gallops proudly from Australia’s Shiraz heritage, parading an undeniable testament to the Earthen richness of the Barossa Valley. This vintage is unique, a true hallmark of its climatic conditions, illustrating not just an exceptional year for Australian wine but a significant interpretration of terroir.
Vibrant and bodied, a serenade to the senses
The unrivalled sophistication of 2016 RunRig lies distinct in its enigmatic balance: emboldened by dense aromatics and beautifully complex flavours laced with finesse and subtlety. A swirl of glass reveals whispers of black cherry, wild berry and gentle spice; a delicate foreshadowing of the graceful power awaiting the palate.
This Torbeck vintage springs forth like a symphonic showdown between sweetness and acidity, igniting depth and clear focus on tip of every tongue. It's these divine subtleties that positions the 2016 RunRig as an illustrious benchmark for Australian Shiraz - and opens the playing field for discerning wine investment.
Deep roots in drier climes
The climatic idiosyncrasies of 2016 - an unusually dry growing season counterbalanced by intermittent cool spells - painted a canvas for winegrowers to craft vintages that resonated with personality. Herein lies the prestige of the 2016 RunRig. Its Barossa Valley origins offer telltale intensity embodied by floral spice accents and those deeper, earthbound qualities we associate with old vine Shiraz.
Ripening steadily under the generous Australian sun, the complex profile of this Shiraz delivers solid structure yet balanced freshness that commands lasting impression.
At the heart of 2016 RunRig from Torbeck is an elegant feast, a bottle that not just fly high in any aficionado's private cellar, but brings to table an incredible opportunity for courageous and astute wine investors. A stellar exhibit from a golden age for Australian Shiraz.
Current market price