29 Oct Torbreck The Struie Syrah/Shiraz 2010
However you decide to call it, Syrah or Shiraz is a red wine that often flies under the radar of the more popular red wines Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir. Known for it’s dark berry flavors and hints of spice it’s not a wine you should overlook. This medium to full bodied red wine falls in between its more esteemed grape varietals, serving as a good balancing point. With California and Australia producing the most prominent examples, this Wine Wednesday we’ll travel south to explore today’s delicious option, Torbreck The Struie Syrah/Shiraz 2010.
Torbreck The Struie Syrah/Shiraz 2010
Price & Store: $40 – Total Wine, Wine.com & Select Wine Stores
Wine Rating: Grape Certified Gold
Produced with grapes sourced from Australia’s famed Barossa & Eden Valleys, comes Torbreck Vineyard’s The Struie Syrah/Shiraz. Their 7 previous vintages were worthy of Gold Grape Certification and the 2010 vintage wine is no exception. The aromas of blackberry, blueberry and licorice will awaken your senses as you prepare to taste this full bodied wines rich flavors. Torbrck’s The Struie Syrah Shiraz is a perfect Two Bottle candidate, as you’ll want to enjoy one bottle now and the 2nd bottle anytime between now and 2020. Enjoy with Grilled Lamb Chops or Grilled Bourbon & Honey Chicken Skewers.
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