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2000 Torbreck - Descendant 750ml
2000 Torbreck - Descendant
Australia - South Australia - Barossa Valley
Red / Proprietary Blend
2000 Torbreck - Descendant
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Wine Advocate Author: Robert Parker Issue: 143

The 2000 Descendant is a single-vineyard Shiraz that includes 8% Viognier. There are 560 cases of the 2000, a magnificent example aged completely in used French oak for 18 months prior to being bottled with no fining or filtration. This exotic offering boasts an inky purple color along with a gorgeously sweet nose of blackberry liqueur intermixed with licorice and Viognier's honeysuckle character. It has great texture, fabulous length (the finish lasts for 50 seconds), and incredible fruit purity. I would not be surprised to see it firm up in the bottle. This pedal-to-the-metal, full-throttle Shiraz is a singular expression of Barossa Valley fruit.

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Wine Spectator Author: Harvey Steiman

Distinctive floral and peachy overtones from the Viognier, with a plump structure and pretty cherry and meaty flavors that last on the finish. Shiraz and Viognier.

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TF Winery Trust Rating: 97 Tasted On: 11/04/2010


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