Grenache

Small Batch Wines  |  2009 Grenache

Jeremy Oliver, Australian Wine Annual 2012, 91 points

Genuinely bright and fresh, with a deep core of almost jubube-like plum and cherry fruit lifted by spicy dark floral aromas, harmoniously backed by nuances of briar and blackberry pastille, blueberries and raspberries and framed by fine, drying and gritty tannins. It’s faintly raisined, but long and juicy, finishing soft and savoury

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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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