2006 Torbreck Barossa Valley Woodcutter’s Shiraz ($20)
Dave Powell of Torbreck is known largely for fabulous (and fabulously expensive) wines like his Run Rig Shiraz. The blackberry-rich Woodcutter’s is his most affordable red.
2006 Luchador Shiraz ($15)
Made from Barossa fruit rounded out with a percentage from the McLaren Vale, this powerful, muscular Shiraz (thus the name—a luchador is a Mexican wrestler) adds some tannic backbone to its blueberry fruit by including five percent Cabernet Sauvignon.
- 50+ Values, Legendary Regions
- Great Values from Bordeaux
- Great Values from Piedmont
- Great Values from Mosel-Saar-Ruwer
- Great Values from Napa Valley
- Great Values from Rhône Valley
2006 Peter Lehmann Barossa Shiraz ($15)
Peter Lehmann once stated that “when God created Shiraz, he did so with the Barossa in mind.” Certainly this French variety has done very well there since it was first planted back in the 1840s, as bottlings like this chocolaty wine amply prove.