Grenache

Made from Grenache grapes this wine is an Estate wine, with all the grapes sourced from the Estate. The wine is a medium bodied leaning towards full-bodied. With a pale ruby colour this wants entices you to explore. On the nose it’s filled with Black Pepper, Sour Cherries, Violets and Spice. The palate is filled with seamlessly integrated tannins and gives hints of figs, strawberries and exotic spices.

Platters Wine Guide: 84 Points
Tim Atkinson: 91 Points

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Vintage: 2017

Grape Variety: 100% Grenache

Winemaking Notes
After the harvesting of the grapes the must has been cold soaked for 7 days at a temperature of 7°C. Thereafter it was fermented for 8 days in open concrete tanks with 5 punch downs a day. Finally, the wine was oaked for 12 months in French oak, 10% new oak, 20% second fill and the rest an even split between third to fifth fill barrels.

Alcohol: 14.5%
RS: 1.2g/l
pH:3.562
TA: 4.6g/l
TSO2: 45mg/l

Drinking Temperature
slightly chilled 14-16°C

Pairing
Paired with pan fried Lamb and braised Pork.

Storability
Perfect to drink now but can be aged for 5-6 years.