2004 Torbreck The Struie Barossa Valley
Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2006! "The 2004 The Struie is 100% Shiraz from 40-60-year old and 120-year old vineyards. Half of the fruit is from the Eden Valley and half from the Barossa, and the wine spends 18 months in French oak (20% new). An exotic bouquet of blackberries and other sweet fruits is followed by a full-bodied, powerful, rich red with great purity as well as focus, a laser-like precision, huge intensity, and a blockbuster finish that lasts nearly a minute. It will be even better wi...
Vintage ChartRating for Australia-South Australia-Adelaide-Barossa: 91 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>