Winery - Torbreck Wines
Location - Barossa Valley, Australia
Wine - Torbreck 2004 The Factor
Grape Varieties - Shiraz (Syrah)
Appellation - Barossa Valley
Alcohol - 14.5% v/v
Price - $120 AUD
Nose/Aroma - Rich dark berries and dusty oak with a slight floral note.
Palate/Flavors - Beautifully structured wine, velvety mouthfeel balanced with good acid. Flavors of Black cherries and blueberries, pipe tobacco, and a certain meatiness. Long finish of dried currant and mocha.
Food Pairing - Seared quail with red wine reduction sauce and sauteed chanterelle mushrooms.