Wine Torbreck, "The Steading", 2018
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Reviews of purchase Torbreck, "The Steading", 2018
The wine has a deep ruby color with purple highlights.
Style of wine is reminiscent of "Burgundy", with wine shows a complex, very refined taste with expressive earthy notes, hints of ripe cherry and cedar, and good acidity and ripe tannins flexible emphasize the individuality of wine.
In the delicate flavor of wine harmoniously intertwined notes of truffle, spring flowers and Provencal herbs, supplemented with five spice nuances, licorice and leather.
The wine will be the perfect pair of various meat cuts, stews or grilled, as well as venison and mature cheeses.
Dry red wine "The Steading" is one of the top wines in the range of drinks Australian company Torbreck. This wine is fully reflects the power and strength of the old vineyards and the unique terroir Barossa Valley. Part of grapes for wine harvested from vines planted in the early 1980s, which are carefully cultivated throughout the year. Another part gives a very old, once withered centenarian vineyards that experts of the company back to life, putting a lot of effort to protect them and provide power beneficial trace elements. Blend wine "The Steading", 2010, consists of a traditional Australian red grape varieties Grenache (64%), Shiraz (18%) and Mourvèdre (18%) or Mataro, as it is often called in this region. All varieties vinified separately and mixed immediately before bottling, wherein the wine is not clarified and filtered. The advantage of this generous and complex wine with a solid ground structure will appreciate the real gourmets, and aged in the basement a few years, it will fully reveal all its advantages.
Harvest for wine production, "Steding" was produced in April 2010. In this case, were selected only the most healthy, undamaged clusters have reached the optimum level of maturity. Grapes with ridges was placed in wooden and concrete open fermenters, with half the pumping of the wort in the day, where he was for 6-7 days. Then transferred to a small berry container press, which are filled by gravity. At the end of the pressing juice gravity falls in underground concrete tanks, where it settles, and then placed in old French oak barrels, which matures within 24 months. Spill the wine was carried out in August 2012.
The history of wine-making company "Torbrek" based David Powell, started in 1994. A few years before that, David began searching for land in the Barossa Valley and bought vineyards with old vines, which began to revivify. He revived the almost dead vines and gathered a small crop of excellent grapes. Powell initially produced wine for their own consumption, and only in 1997 started to produce wines under the brand name "Torbrek." The company is named after the Scottish forest where David Powell has worked long time woodcutter. Thanks to the experience of experts "Torbrek" and high quality wine grapes produced very quickly earned the recognition of professionals. Over time, the company continued to expand in 2002 was bought by a huge area of the historic Hillside farm, located in a very picturesque place, which has become another source of high-quality grapes. More recently, a new winery was built and a new administrative building.
David Powell has always believed in the value of traditional techniques of wine production and rich winemaking heritage of the Barossa Valley. Basically the company "Torbrek" produces red wines, for which use the most common to the Barossa Valley grape varieties such as Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre. But lately, there are also produced white wines made from Marsanne, Viognier and Rusal. The company "Torbreck" creates wonderful examples of wines that are valued by experts around the world.