Torbreck The Gask 07 750ml

This limited release wine captures the resources of an outstanding Eden Valley Shiraz vineyard.

The Gask is sourced from a single plot of Shiraz nestled into the eastern slope of Mt. McKenzie that is painstakingly nurtured by the Knight family. Planted in 1960 this elevated site yields small, intense berries that possess great intensity of flavour without sacrificing balance & poise.

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Tasting Notes
Colour These berries give the wine a deep
Nose Notes of smoke, graphite, crushed rocks and blackberry liqueur
Taste Jeremy Oliver says: Full bodied with great intensity, amazing freshness and extraordinary concentration, the multi-layered palate displays the fruit purity that only the most fastidious farming can achieve. Hints of homemade marmalade, scorched earth and slow roasted meats later emerge with time in the glass. typically arresting modern Torbreck red with a meaty, spicy and chocolatey presence of dark plums, blackberries, currants and roasted, gamy oak. It's slightly baked but silky-smooth, voluptuous and sweet-fruited, with chocmint liqueur-like undertones and a moderate length of fruit supported by ultra-fine but slightly unconvincing tannins, finishing with meaty and slightly stewy influences. Delicious for the short to medium term.
Food matches Grilled meats or spicy foods.

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