Grenache 2016
Composition / Variety: 100% Grenache
Vintage: 2016
Region: Romano Vineyard, McLaren Vale
Soil Type: Sandy Loam
Volume: 750ml
Alc/Vol: 14.5%
2016 Grenache | McLaren Vale
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
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.
Varietal aromas of raspberry, musk and sage. Hints of pepper and spices.
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