Grenache

Small Batch Wines  |  2009 Grenache

Angus Hughson, Gourmet Traveller Wine, Apr/May 2011

 

“A very silky and perfumed example with layers of subtle, almost floral red-fruit characters given some serious interest by earth and spice. Pure and supple with fine grainy tannins, this is made for drinking over the next three years.”

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Closure

Stelvin

Grape Variety

100% Grenache

Growing Region

McLaren Vale

Colour

Deep red.

Aroma

Pretty floral and forest floor notes abound. Cherry spice, cinnamon and nutmeg jump from the glass.

Palate

Medium bodied on the palate, the spiced cherry characters follow through. Adding to the complex palate are soft round tannins and a pleasing earthy character. Great luncheon wine.

Cellaring Potential

Drink now

Maturation

Old French oak

Alcohol%/Vol

14%

Winemaker

Corrina Wright

Date Bottled

2010

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