Red

2010 Torrin The Banshee

Red Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Paso Robles
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Community Tasting Notes 26

  • magic2coop Likes this wine: (92 points)

    May 10, 2016 - Tart blackberry with a chocolate coating. Bulky tannins help it from becoming dessert. Enjoy.

  • mike l. Likes this wine: (92 points)

    January 27, 2016 - good. brimming with coffee and fruit. smokey too. 3 hr decant was good idea.

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  • jhieb Likes this wine: (94 points)

    December 3, 2015 - Two hour decant, and still very tight. Gravel, chocolate, and wild dark fruit on the nose. Massive structure, yet still very smooth. Not syrupy or overly sweet. Great example of quality paso fruit.

  • Jonathan T wrote: (93 points)

    September 1, 2015 - This is my first experience with Torrin and I think this is a fantastic wine from a relatively new producer. It is very plush and dark fruit driven with supple tannins and hints of charcoal and leather on the back end. In the stylistic spectrum of GSM blends in Paso, I would place it most similar to Linne Calodo. Rich, but still balanced enough to pair well with food, especially with game meats. I would love to have this with a meal at Villa Creek.

  • rcg62 Likes this wine: (94 points)

    July 2, 2015 - Nose has camphor, dark berry fruit and floral notes. Great big palate brings plum and more dark fruits. Still some tannins but almost hitting its window. Very nice. A little heat on the finish takes it down a tad. 93/94 Probably could have decanted longer.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Paso Robles and Beyond: Excellence in 2011 (Jul 2013) (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2012, IWC Issue #165 (link)

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    California's Central Coast: Better than Ever (Aug 2012) (link)

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Issue #12, 6/23/2012 (link) (93-96) points

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Torrin
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation The Banshee
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Paso Robles

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (1%)
  • In Cellars 506 (71%)
  • Consumed 202 (28%)

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