Torbreck Roussanne/Marsanne/Viognier 2008, Barossa Valley

White Blend White Blend
Australia

$19.95 (186478)

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November 27, 2010

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a massive yellow-gold white with a billowing exotic, very spicy nose of lavender, clove, star fruit-pineapple...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Really quite a fine value here from Torbreck in this southern Rhône-style blend. It's not only full and plush and...

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Community Reviews (2)

Andrew Hunter
Andrew Hunter

I admit I had higher hopes for this. The Viognier is just hinted at in this blend, I would never have guessed it even had any in it. Tight, minerally nose with hints of gooseberries and kiwifruit. Quite full bodied with flavours of tangy, sour green apple. It's a bit hard and flinty really, but would match well with seafood and rich cream sauces.

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Paul Forget
Paul Forget

Very intriguing nose, lots going on there; pears, minerals, sage, anise & hay. The palate…so disappointing not much fruit here, hard and lacking acidity to have a balance wine for me. More acidity would have given this wine a lift and made it more refreshing. I also would not have guess that Viognier was in this blend at all. Had this wine with pork tenderloin with a cream sauce wasn’t a great match. At the end of the day I was expecting better.

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