Tempranillo

Small Batch Wines  |  2008 Tempranillo

Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front, August 2009, 88 points

Nice tannin, signs of spice and raspberry and a bitter, roasted, nutty (almost medicinal) finish. Smooth flavour before spicy, earthen, grainy characters take over

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Closure

Stelvin

Grape Variety

100% Tempranillo

Growing Region

100% McLaren Vale

Colour

Deep dark maroon

Aroma

Earth and spice characters. A mineral slate-like hint to the nose

Palate

Mineral tightness on the palate gives the 2008 Tempranillo a great line. Strong savoury, meaty and black cherry notes.

Cellaring Potential

Drink now or over the next couple of years.

Maturation

Old French oak

Alcohol%/Vol

14.5%

Winemaker

Corrina Wright

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