Torbreck

Cuvée Juveniles

2021
Barossa Valley
South Australia
Australia
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TOR-breck JEW-veh-na-eels
Varietals
Grenache Blend
$32
Flavors
Red Cherry Red Cherry
Bramble Bramble
Spice Box Spice Box
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Palate Character

Balance & Finesse 2 Rich & Full 2 Light & Bright 2 Smooth & Silky 2 Round & Fleshy 1 Tone & Backbone 2 Powerful & Extracted 2 Bright & Crisp 2
Round & Fleshy
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Tasting Notes
Full bodied with plus acidity, sweet red cherry, raspberry, and brambley fruit, and more subtle eucalyptus and floral notes, punctuated by a spicy finish.
COLOR
Red/Violet Tinge
BODY
TANNIN
ACIDITY
SWEET
ALCOH.
14.5%
GRAPE(S)
Grenache, Mataro, Carignan, Counoise, Shiraz
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Why this wine made the cut…
Juicy, round, and yummy, with gobs of spicy fruit.
Barossa Valley, Australia
GRAPE VARIETAL(S)
Grenache
47% Gruh-NASH
Grenache is widely planted throughout the world but some of the best expressions come from the southern Rhone, and in Spain’s Priorat. Grenache has small berries with thick grape skins resulting in dark, tannic wine in its youth combined with an almost ripe sweetness and elevated alcohol. Often part of a blend, Grenache offers a lot of fruit, spice, with floral and herbal notes.
Mataro
32%
Carignan
10% Ca-ree-NYAN
In the past, Carignan was responsible for a lot of bulk wine because of its high yielding potential, but in the right hands it can make quality with intense red fruit, spice, and structure. Often blended with other grape varietals, old vine Carignan can yield rich red fruit driven wines at bang for your buck price levels.
Counoise
9%
Shiraz
2% Shee-RAS
Syrah is widely planted throughout the world, but that was not so until the late twentieth century when Syrah was principally grown in the Rhone Valley and, as Shiraz, in Australia. Stylistically, the Palate Character of Syrah can vary depending on ripeness from a rich Round & Fleshy, Tone & Backbone, to a Powerful & Extracted. The flavors and aromas can also vary with a dark, sometimes sweet, fruit character, varying amount of spice, floral, and earth, and smoke, and meaty aromas and flavors.
Country / State
Australia
Region
South Australia
Sub Region
Barossa Valley
Producer
Torbreck
Vintage
2021
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Torbreck

Barossa valley, Australia

David Powell started Torbreck in 1994. He began by share-farming, a form of sweat equity, where one works without pay until the grapes are sold, at which time the owner is paid for his grapes and the share-farmer keeps a percentage of grapes for their own use. 

Ian Hongell of TorbreckIan Hongell of Torbreck

While the winery is no longer owned by Mr. Powell, he established Torbreck as a top producer in Australia’s Barossa Valley, where they continue to partner closely with local farmers. 

The focus at Torbreck is to express the terroir, and potential of Rhône varietals, syrah and grenache. They make powerful, juicy wines, but with good underlying structure and complex aromatics.