Torrin makes some of the best Rhone styled wines anywhere.  This is 30% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 20% Tannat, so not completely a Rhone styled wine.  Close enough.  There wines are big and generally need at least five years to start to be approachable for my tastes.  This one is just getting there.  Purple in color.  The nose has black raspberries, plums, slight black cherries, blueberries, slight dust and spice.  It's great.  On the palate, this is big and wide.  Great texture.  Loads of black raspberry fruit with some blueberries and a bit of black cherries.  It's deep but it will take another five years at least to see the limits.  It is delicious on its own.  With time, it should be great with roasted dishes.  This wine has at least a couple of decades at top level.  

Grade: 
A
Score: 
96
Vintage: 
2013
Current Price: 
$70.00USD

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