3DH

Grenache

Grenache 2016
Composition / Variety: 100% Grenache
Vintage: 2016
Region: Romano Vineyard, McLaren Vale
Soil Type: Sandy Loam
Volume: 750ml
Alc/Vol: 14.5%
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2016 Grenache | McLaren Vale
Description
From 70 year old dry grown bush vines this is a delicate touch on an old variety. Wild fermented with 20% whole bunches this has trademark spice with strawberry and raspberry aromas. The palate is medium to full bodied with fine sandy tannins.
Tasting Notes
Vinification:
7 day wild ferment with regular pump over. 20% whole bunch inclusion. 16 months in seasoned French oak. Bottled without fining or filtration in September 2014.
Nose:
Varietal aromas of raspberry, musk and sage. Hints of pepper and spices.
Palate:
Flavours of raspberry, cherry and spice. A touch of earth and alpine herbs. Soft and plush, with a fine tannin backbone. Classic McLaren Vale Grenache.
Cellar Potential:
10+ years
Vine Age:
70 years